4th Quarter

2012, 4th Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 4th 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 4th quarter of 2012 398 petitions for new units were filed, a -15.14% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 23 with a total of 19,161 workers across all units, a -24.61% decrease from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded165-227,548-23.31%22.0-8.88%
Teamsters53-231,616-59.94%15.0-37.74%
IUOE211626-17.76%16.045.51%
SEIU19-91,713-18.87%60.029.97%
UFCW1951,617-37.74%49.0-59.94%
IBEW14-762939.96%17.5192.03%
CWA138380194.25%27.035.52%
SPFPA9632188.80%20.0-53.28%
IAM8-16268-78.81%8.0-65.49%
LIUNA72307166.50%14.0-17.76%
USW60370-43.29%30.0-29.97%
ATU544231,043.40%36.0-2.22%
AFSCME4-4206-54.39%52.033.30%
RWDSU4-1101-58.83%21.0-36.63%
UAW42144108.78%29.0-15.54%
UWUA411371,041.18%17.5482.85%
AFT31193-35.52%37.0-75.48%
IUJAT3-346-81.03%4.0-57.72%
Multiple30302-33.30%14.0-74.37%
OPEIU322742.18%5.0-73.26%
SMART3-111038.85%24.054.39%
FCGOA22286-143.0-
IFPTE2164299.70%32.099.90%
ILWU20415.55%20.55.55%
NAGE22224-112.0-
NNU2-147035.52%235.082.14%
Other21166435.12%83.0167.61%
UGSOA2-16759.94%33.5109.89%
UNITE HERE2089116.55%44.5116.55%
WU22209-104.5-
IATSE1-62-97.68%2.0-88.80%
IUPAT104-59.94%4.0-59.94%
NUHW1-1284337.44%284.0773.67%
PASNAP1110-10.0-
SAG-AFTRA1071344.10%71.0344.10%
UMWA1123-23.0-
URSO1126-26.0-
USCSO1111-11.0-
UWA1111-11.0-
United Federation LEOS-PBA1-119-86.58%19.0-74.37%
BCTGM0-40-0.0-
IAFF0-10-0.0-
IBB0-10-0.0-
ILA0-30-0.0-
IUEC0-10-0.0-
NABET0-20-0.0-
NEMSA0-10-0.0-
NewsGuild0-10-0.0-
UA0-30-0.0-
UBC0-20-0.0-
UE0-10-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 4th quarter of 2012 494 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 42.51% closed with a certification order, creating 210 total new units. This was a 4.48% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 10,481 workers, which is a 18.24% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 18 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded181-8211,66428.0
Teamsters7411451,87416.0
SEIU315222,82761.0
IBEW2812141176.0
IUOE2712174419.0
UFCW22-7425554.0
IAM2031436611.5
SPFPA117836140.0
AFSCME9-4627536.5
CWA92720633.0
LIUNA8-266310.0
USW7-318181.0
IUJAT63627517.5
RWDSU63510919.0
ATU43324448.0
BCTGM4-2144.0
Multiple4234514.0
UWA4328140.5
IATSE303244.0
NNU303683213.0
UNITE HERE3117575.0
IFPTE2113535.0
ILA2122311.5
ILWU2124321.5
IUPAT21000.0
NABET2222110.5
OPEIU2112020.0
SMART2-5000.0
UAW2-111212.0
IAFF10000.0
Ironworkers1012020.0
NEMSA1-117777.0
NewsGuild1012929.0
Other1-1000.0
SAG-AFTRA1111616.0
UA11000.0
UBC11000.0
UE1113636.0
UMWA1-112323.0
URSO1112626.0
USCSO1111111.0
UWUA1-2000.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA1111919.0
ACOPS0-2000.0
AFT0-3000.0
IBB0-1000.0
IUEC0-1000.0
NAGE0-1000.0
NUHW0-2000.0
UGSOA0-4000.0
WU0-1000.0

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