3rd Quarter

2012, 3rd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 3rd 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 3rd quarter of 2012 469 petitions for new units were filed, a -13.15% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 22 with a total of 25,415 workers across all units, a -33.25% decrease 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 187 -52 9,858 - 24.0 -
Teamsters 76 3 3,989 34.41% 24.0 0.00%
SEIU 28 -4 2,107 -47.73% 46.0 -43.29%
IAM 24 11 1,254 8.88% 23.0 -25.53%
IBEW 21 3 448 19.98% 6.0 -58.83%
IUOE 20 1 758 94.35% 11.0 -26.64%
UFCW 14 -18 2,600 0.00% 123.0 196.47%
AFSCME 8 -5 450 -46.62% 39.0 -13.32%
IATSE 7 6 103 368.52% 18.0 -17.76%
IUJAT 6 4 246 290.82% 9.5 -69.93%
USW 6 -9 657 -54.39% 43.0 -29.97%
CWA 5 -1 129 -77.70% 20.0 -75.48%
LIUNA 5 -3 115 -72.15% 17.0 126.54%
RWDSU 5 2 244 -79.92% 33.0 -3.33%
BCTGM 4 2 206 -45.51% 16.5 -91.02%
SMART 4 -4 79 -83.25% 15.5 -14.43%
ILA 3 2 37 -7.77% 14.0 -65.49%
Multiple 3 1 451 1,950.27% 55.0 399.60%
NNU 3 -1 347 -63.27% 129.0 -15.54%
SPFPA 3 -3 170 -2.22% 43.0 207.57%
UA 3 1 60 66.60% 6.0 -66.60%
UGSOA 3 2 42 -42.18% 16.0 -77.70%
UWUA 3 2 12 139.86% 3.0 -39.96%
AFT 2 1 301 2,910.42% 150.5 1,405.26%
ILWU 2 1 39 2.22% 19.5 -48.84%
NABET 2 2 21 - 10.5 -
NUHW 2 2 65 - 32.5 -
UAW 2 -2 69 -68.82% 34.5 -11.10%
UBC 2 1 19 -95.46% 9.5 -97.68%
UNITE HERE 2 0 41 -33.30% 20.5 -33.30%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 2 1 147 1,125.54% 73.5 512.82%
ATU 1 -3 37 -78.81% 37.0 13.32%
IAFF 1 -1 18 -75.48% 18.0 -49.95%
IBB 1 1 80 - 80.0 -
IFPTE 1 1 16 - 16.0 -
IUEC 1 1 13 - 13.0 -
IUPAT 1 -7 10 -95.46% 10.0 -69.93%
NEMSA 1 0 46 -52.17% 46.0 -52.17%
NewsGuild 1 -1 29 -75.48% 29.0 -49.95%
OPEIU 1 1 19 - 19.0 -
Other 1 1 31 - 31.0 -
SAG-AFTRA 1 1 16 - 16.0 -
UE 1 0 36 -88.80% 36.0 -88.80%
ACOPS 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
BAC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Ironworkers 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
NAGE 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
UMWA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UWA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
WU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 3rd quarter of 2012 465 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 43.23% closed with a certification order, creating 201 total new units. This was a -0.50% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 8,864 workers, which is a -11.38% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 21 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 189 -39 31 1,113 14.0
Teamsters 63 -10 34 1,291 18.0
UFCW 29 17 15 616 20.0
SEIU 26 -8 22 1,709 46.5
IAM 17 -4 10 565 29.0
IBEW 16 -1 11 177 5.0
IUOE 15 -3 10 278 28.5
AFSCME 13 10 10 679 57.0
LIUNA 10 0 4 106 7.5
USW 10 -3 4 101 18.0
CWA 7 4 6 294 44.0
SMART 7 1 3 22 8.0
BCTGM 6 3 2 39 19.5
SPFPA 4 -2 4 177 48.5
UGSOA 4 2 4 60 16.0
AFT 3 2 2 41 20.5
IATSE 3 0 3 55 20.0
IUJAT 3 2 1 3 3.0
NNU 3 0 3 345 129.0
RWDSU 3 -1 2 61 30.5
UAW 3 -1 2 19 9.5
UWUA 3 2 0 0 0.0
ACOPS 2 1 2 46 23.0
Multiple 2 1 1 55 55.0
NEMSA 2 2 2 143 71.5
NUHW 2 2 2 65 32.5
Other 2 1 2 114 57.0
UMWA 2 2 1 438 438.0
UNITE HERE 2 -2 1 29 29.0
ATU 1 -2 1 2 2.0
IAFF 1 0 1 52 52.0
IBB 1 -1 0 0 0.0
IFPTE 1 1 1 16 16.0
ILA 1 1 1 40 40.0
ILWU 1 1 0 0 0.0
IUEC 1 1 1 13 13.0
IUPAT 1 -13 1 46 46.0
Ironworkers 1 0 0 0 0.0
NAGE 1 0 0 0 0.0
NewsGuild 1 0 0 0 0.0
OPEIU 1 -3 0 0 0.0
UWA 1 1 1 54 54.0
WU 1 1 0 0 0.0
AFM 0 -1 0 0 0.0
APWU 0 -1 0 0 0.0
Insulators 0 -1 0 0 0.0
SSOBA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
TWU 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UA 0 -3 0 0 0.0
UBC 0 -2 0 0 0.0
UE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UNAP 0 -1 0 0 0.0
USPOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 0 -1 0 0 0.0

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