2nd Quarter

2012, 2nd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 2nd 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 2nd quarter of 2012 540 petitions for new units were filed, a 10.88% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 26 with a total of 38,077 workers across all units, a 30.53% increase from the previous quarter

National Total Units Filed Change in Units Total Workers Change in Total Workers Median Unit Size Change in Median Unit
Uncoded 239 39 0 - 0.0 -
Teamsters 73 8 2,970 16.65% 24.0 49.95%
SEIU 32 0 4,059 73.26% 81.0 43.29%
UFCW 32 17 2,611 108.78% 41.5 -13.32%
IUOE 19 6 391 29.97% 15.0 -6.66%
IBEW 18 -2 374 -62.16% 14.5 -31.08%
USW 15 4 1,428 167.61% 61.0 64.38%
AFSCME 13 8 848 469.53% 45.0 95.46%
IAM 13 -14 1,153 -28.86% 31.0 14.43%
IUPAT 8 -1 247 -23.31% 33.5 45.51%
LIUNA 8 -8 412 -11.10% 7.5 -49.95%
SMART 8 3 481 675.99% 18.0 99.90%
CWA 6 2 574 101.01% 83.0 64.38%
SPFPA 6 -2 174 -41.07% 14.0 -61.05%
ATU 4 1 172 186.48% 32.5 25.53%
NNU 4 3 953 467.31% 153.5 -8.88%
UAW 4 1 219 476.19% 39.0 178.71%
Ironworkers 3 3 71 - 20.0 -
RWDSU 3 0 1,198 1,476.30% 34.0 35.52%
BCTGM 2 -1 380 140.97% 190.0 955.71%
IAFF 2 2 72 - 36.0 -
IUJAT 2 1 63 800.31% 31.5 349.65%
Multiple 2 2 22 - 11.0 -
NAGE 2 2 101 - 50.5 -
NewsGuild 2 2 117 - 58.5 -
UA 2 -2 36 -37.74% 18.0 38.85%
UNITE HERE 2 -4 61 -89.91% 30.5 -35.52%
UWA 2 -1 124 38.85% 62.0 169.83%
ACOPS 1 -2 23 -46.62% 23.0 35.52%
AFT 1 -1 10 -92.13% 10.0 -85.47%
BAC 1 1 12 - 12.0 -
IATSE 1 -1 22 -64.38% 22.0 -28.86%
ILA 1 1 40 - 40.0 -
ILWU 1 1 38 - 38.0 -
NEMSA 1 -1 97 11.10% 97.0 123.21%
UBC 1 -1 416 1,055.61% 416.0 2,211.12%
UE 1 -1 317 193.14% 317.0 487.29%
UGSOA 1 0 73 217.56% 73.0 217.56%
UMWA 1 1 47 - 47.0 -
UWUA 1 0 5 -85.47% 5.0 -85.47%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 1 12 - 12.0 -
WU 1 1 118 - 118.0 -
AFM 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
APWU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IBB 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
IFPTE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Insulators 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
OPEIU 0 -4 0 - 0.0 -
Other 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
SSOBA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
TWU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UNAP 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
USPOA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 2nd quarter of 2012 514 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 39.30% closed with a certification order, creating 202 total new units. This was a 14.12% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 10,002 workers, which is a -5.42% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 20 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 228 23 20 0 36.0
Teamsters 73 10 40 1,077 14.5
SEIU 34 9 24 2,060 59.5
IAM 21 4 13 720 35.0
IUOE 18 9 16 213 11.5
IBEW 17 -6 10 299 9.0
IUPAT 14 8 14 320 21.5
USW 13 5 7 265 37.0
UFCW 12 -1 5 294 61.0
LIUNA 10 -1 7 169 11.0
SMART 6 -2 1 6 6.0
SPFPA 6 -4 5 113 13.0
OPEIU 4 2 3 39 8.0
RWDSU 4 1 2 1,172 586.0
UAW 4 -1 2 153 76.5
UNITE HERE 4 0 3 452 47.0
AFSCME 3 -7 3 253 81.0
ATU 3 0 2 43 21.5
BCTGM 3 3 0 0 0.0
CWA 3 -3 1 20 20.0
IATSE 3 2 2 62 31.0
NNU 3 1 3 742 96.0
UA 3 1 2 14 7.0
IBB 2 2 1 6 6.0
UBC 2 0 1 26 26.0
UGSOA 2 1 1 73 73.0
ACOPS 1 0 1 3 3.0
AFM 1 -3 1 2 2.0
AFT 1 0 1 118 118.0
APWU 1 1 1 165 165.0
IAFF 1 1 1 20 20.0
IUJAT 1 1 1 7 7.0
Insulators 1 0 0 0 0.0
Ironworkers 1 1 1 20 20.0
Multiple 1 0 1 6 6.0
NAGE 1 0 1 75 75.0
NewsGuild 1 -2 1 95 95.0
Other 1 0 1 12 12.0
SSOBA 1 1 0 0 0.0
TWU 1 1 0 0 0.0
UE 1 -2 0 0 0.0
UNAP 1 1 1 14 14.0
USPOA 1 1 1 31 31.0
UWUA 1 0 1 5 5.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 0 0 0 0.0
BAC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IFPTE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NEMSA 0 -2 0 0 0.0
Seafarers 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UMWA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
URSO 0 -2 0 0 0.0
UWA 0 -2 0 0 0.0
WU 0 -1 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Jun 29 2022 02:39 UTC