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

National Total Units Filed Change in Units Total Workers Change in Total Workers Median Unit Size Change in Median Unit
Uncoded 165 -22 7,548 -23.31% 22.0 -8.88%
Teamsters 53 -23 1,616 -59.94% 15.0 -37.74%
IUOE 21 1 626 -17.76% 16.0 45.51%
SEIU 19 -9 1,713 -18.87% 60.0 29.97%
UFCW 19 5 1,617 -37.74% 49.0 -59.94%
IBEW 14 -7 629 39.96% 17.5 192.03%
CWA 13 8 380 194.25% 27.0 35.52%
SPFPA 9 6 321 88.80% 20.0 -53.28%
IAM 8 -16 268 -78.81% 8.0 -65.49%
LIUNA 7 2 307 166.50% 14.0 -17.76%
USW 6 0 370 -43.29% 30.0 -29.97%
ATU 5 4 423 1,043.40% 36.0 -2.22%
AFSCME 4 -4 206 -54.39% 52.0 33.30%
RWDSU 4 -1 101 -58.83% 21.0 -36.63%
UAW 4 2 144 108.78% 29.0 -15.54%
UWUA 4 1 137 1,041.18% 17.5 482.85%
AFT 3 1 193 -35.52% 37.0 -75.48%
IUJAT 3 -3 46 -81.03% 4.0 -57.72%
Multiple 3 0 302 -33.30% 14.0 -74.37%
OPEIU 3 2 27 42.18% 5.0 -73.26%
SMART 3 -1 110 38.85% 24.0 54.39%
FCGOA 2 2 286 - 143.0 -
IFPTE 2 1 64 299.70% 32.0 99.90%
ILWU 2 0 41 5.55% 20.5 5.55%
NAGE 2 2 224 - 112.0 -
NNU 2 -1 470 35.52% 235.0 82.14%
Other 2 1 166 435.12% 83.0 167.61%
UGSOA 2 -1 67 59.94% 33.5 109.89%
UNITE HERE 2 0 89 116.55% 44.5 116.55%
WU 2 2 209 - 104.5 -
IATSE 1 -6 2 -97.68% 2.0 -88.80%
IUPAT 1 0 4 -59.94% 4.0 -59.94%
NUHW 1 -1 284 337.44% 284.0 773.67%
PASNAP 1 1 10 - 10.0 -
SAG-AFTRA 1 0 71 344.10% 71.0 344.10%
UMWA 1 1 23 - 23.0 -
URSO 1 1 26 - 26.0 -
USCSO 1 1 11 - 11.0 -
UWA 1 1 11 - 11.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 -1 19 -86.58% 19.0 -74.37%
BCTGM 0 -4 0 - 0.0 -
IAFF 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IBB 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
ILA 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
IUEC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NABET 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
NEMSA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NewsGuild 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UA 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
UBC 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
UE 0 -1 0 - 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.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 181 -8 21 1,664 28.0
Teamsters 74 11 45 1,874 16.0
SEIU 31 5 22 2,827 61.0
IBEW 28 12 14 117 6.0
IUOE 27 12 17 441 9.0
UFCW 22 -7 4 255 54.0
IAM 20 3 14 366 11.5
SPFPA 11 7 8 361 40.0
AFSCME 9 -4 6 275 36.5
CWA 9 2 7 206 33.0
LIUNA 8 -2 6 63 10.0
USW 7 -3 1 81 81.0
IUJAT 6 3 6 275 17.5
RWDSU 6 3 5 109 19.0
ATU 4 3 3 244 48.0
BCTGM 4 -2 1 4 4.0
Multiple 4 2 3 45 14.0
UWA 4 3 2 81 40.5
IATSE 3 0 3 24 4.0
NNU 3 0 3 683 213.0
UNITE HERE 3 1 1 75 75.0
IFPTE 2 1 1 35 35.0
ILA 2 1 2 23 11.5
ILWU 2 1 2 43 21.5
IUPAT 2 1 0 0 0.0
NABET 2 2 2 21 10.5
OPEIU 2 1 1 20 20.0
SMART 2 -5 0 0 0.0
UAW 2 -1 1 12 12.0
IAFF 1 0 0 0 0.0
Ironworkers 1 0 1 20 20.0
NEMSA 1 -1 1 77 77.0
NewsGuild 1 0 1 29 29.0
Other 1 -1 0 0 0.0
SAG-AFTRA 1 1 1 16 16.0
UA 1 1 0 0 0.0
UBC 1 1 0 0 0.0
UE 1 1 1 36 36.0
UMWA 1 -1 1 23 23.0
URSO 1 1 1 26 26.0
USCSO 1 1 1 11 11.0
UWUA 1 -2 0 0 0.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 1 1 19 19.0
ACOPS 0 -2 0 0 0.0
AFT 0 -3 0 0 0.0
IBB 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IUEC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NAGE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NUHW 0 -2 0 0 0.0
UGSOA 0 -4 0 0 0.0
WU 0 -1 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Sep 25 2022 03:03 UTC