1st Quarter

2012, 1st Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 1st quarter of 2012. As a reminder, we are only showing filings and closures related to single union elections (rare multi-union elections are excluded).

Filings by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2012 487 petitions for new units were filed, a 19.07% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 25 with a total of 29,172 workers across all units, a 1.79% increase from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded2002415,39463.27%25.0-11.10%
Teamsters6542,554-29.97%16.0-27.75%
SEIU3282,343-47.73%56.5-34.41%
IAM27151,61596.57%27.0-5.55%
IBEW202986-21.09%21.0-59.94%
LIUNA16846111.10%15.0-66.60%
UFCW15-61,251-63.27%48.049.95%
IUOE1333020.00%16.03.33%
USW115534164.28%37.023.31%
IUPAT9332214.43%23.0-36.63%
SPFPA8-1298-3.33%36.079.92%
UNITE HERE656021,781.55%47.548.84%
AFSCME5-3149-63.27%23.0-36.63%
SMART5262-37.74%9.0-79.92%
CWA4-1286-47.73%50.5-54.39%
OPEIU42563.33%14.0-47.73%
UA4458-13.0-
ACOPS3343-17.0-
ATU3260185.37%26.023.31%
BCTGM33158-18.0-
RWDSU3-176-51.06%25.0194.25%
UAW3-138-76.59%14.0-64.38%
UWA3389-23.0-
AFT21134570.54%67.0235.32%
IATSE2162169.83%31.034.41%
IBB218-53.28%4.0-76.59%
NEMSA2187-68.82%43.5-84.36%
UBC2136-83.25%18.0-91.02%
UE22108-54.0-
AFM112-2.0-
APWU11165-165.0-
IFPTE11265-265.0-
IUJAT1-17-95.46%7.0-91.02%
Insulators1131-31.0-
NNU1-1168-72.15%168.0-43.29%
Other1012-76.59%12.0-76.59%
SSOBA11151-151.0-
TWU1196-96.0-
UGSOA1123-23.0-
UNAP1114-14.0-
USPOA1-331-19.98%31.0264.18%
UWUA1135-35.0-
AWPPU0-10-0.0-
Multiple0-20-0.0-
NAGE0-10-0.0-
NewsGuild0-30-0.0-
PASNAP0-10-0.0-
Seafarers0-10-0.0-
UMWA0-10-0.0-
URSO0-20-0.0-
United Federation LEOS-PBA0-10-0.0-
WU0-30-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2012 468 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 37.82% closed with a certification order, creating 177 total new units. This was a -21.68% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 10,575 workers, which is a -36.42% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 25 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded20521262,01925.5
Teamsters63-19331,18413.0
SEIU25-5172,87760.0
IBEW235929725.0
IAM17-5141,00724.0
UFCW13-111130532.0
LIUNA11-2825722.0
AFSCME103424664.0
SPFPA101919715.0
IUOE9-5515011.0
SMART8325427.0
USW8047513.0
CWA604510106.0
IUPAT60526745.0
UAW532199.5
AFM44216281.0
UNITE HERE4328040.0
ATU3112121.0
NewsGuild333317.0
RWDSU32214371.5
UE3213333.0
NEMSA21000.0
NNU202289144.5
OPEIU2123618.0
UA2012626.0
UBC22000.0
URSO2-3212864.0
UWA2114848.0
ACOPS1111717.0
AFT1011616.0
BAC11000.0
IATSE1012323.0
IFPTE10000.0
Insulators10000.0
Multiple1-1000.0
NAGE10000.0
Other1-1000.0
Seafarers11000.0
UGSOA1012323.0
UMWA11000.0
UWUA1113535.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA11000.0
WU1-1000.0
AWPPU0-1000.0
BCTGM0-3000.0
IBB0-4000.0
IUJAT0-2000.0
NEA0-1000.0
NYSNA0-1000.0
PASNAP0-1000.0
USPOA0-4000.0

Data last updated on: Jan 23, 2022 01:34 EST