3rd Quarter

2013, 3rd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 3rd quarter of 2013. 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 2013 513 petitions for new units were filed, a 2.40% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 24 with a total of 33,166 workers across all units, a 16.48% 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 209 18 0 - 0.0 -
Teamsters 92 8 3,763 23.31% 19.0 -9.99%
SEIU 32 3 3,005 -13.32% 41.0 -59.94%
IUOE 26 9 496 44.40% 7.5 -32.19%
IBEW 25 -1 1,468 32.19% 9.0 -45.51%
IAM 13 -7 2,525 -32.19% 40.0 9.99%
LIUNA 13 1 427 7.77% 28.0 12.21%
USW 12 -5 681 -56.61% 22.0 -8.88%
UFCW 10 -6 1,480 26.64% 40.5 11.10%
SPFPA 9 -3 358 -38.85% 42.0 23.31%
AFSCME 7 -11 417 -72.15% 23.0 -45.51%
CWA 6 2 232 132.09% 22.5 -12.21%
OPEIU 5 4 118 321.90% 22.0 -21.09%
SMART 4 0 222 138.75% 55.5 257.52%
UGSOA 4 2 118 436.23% 17.0 54.39%
UNITE HERE 4 0 197 22.20% 50.5 65.49%
NAGE 3 2 53 165.39% 17.0 -15.54%
AFT 2 -1 175 28.86% 87.5 65.49%
ATU 2 0 318 714.84% 159.0 714.84%
IAFF 2 -4 45 28.86% 22.5 246.42%
IATSE 2 -1 31 -37.74% 15.5 -3.33%
ILWU 2 2 52 - 26.0 -
Ironworkers 2 2 107 - 53.5 -
RWDSU 2 -6 44 -84.36% 22.0 -26.64%
TWU 2 0 150 -73.26% 75.0 -73.26%
UA 2 1 26 -76.59% 13.0 -87.69%
UAW 2 -4 510 34.41% 255.0 639.36%
URSO 2 0 71 153.18% 35.5 153.18%
FCGOA 1 1 167 - 167.0 -
IBB 1 1 482 - 482.0 -
IFPTE 1 1 2 - 2.0 -
IWW 1 1 27 - 27.0 -
Multiple 1 1 109 - 109.0 -
NABET 1 1 3 - 3.0 -
NNU 1 1 686 - 686.0 -
NUHW 1 0 157 145.41% 157.0 145.41%
NewsGuild 1 0 23 76.59% 23.0 76.59%
Other 1 0 10 -28.86% 10.0 -28.86%
SAG-AFTRA 1 1 53 - 53.0 -
SSOBA 1 1 9 - 9.0 -
UBC 1 1 418 - 418.0 -
UMWA 1 1 44 - 44.0 -
USPOA 1 1 29 - 29.0 -
UWA 1 1 2 - 2.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 1 25 - 25.0 -
BAC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
ILA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NEA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NLJSP 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
UE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 3rd quarter of 2013 506 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 38.93% closed with a certification order, creating 197 total new units. This was a -7.94% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 7,631 workers, which is a -22.84% 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 209 15 22 0 20.0
Teamsters 86 7 44 1,388 17.5
SEIU 33 12 21 1,773 61.0
IBEW 28 5 14 289 10.5
IUOE 23 1 19 383 11.0
USW 19 12 9 359 22.0
AFSCME 13 2 9 666 63.0
IAM 12 -9 8 285 39.5
SPFPA 12 1 5 195 33.0
UFCW 11 -2 4 126 35.5
LIUNA 10 1 9 343 25.0
UGSOA 5 4 4 48 11.0
CWA 4 0 2 29 14.5
IAFF 3 -4 2 30 15.0
IATSE 3 1 2 46 23.0
NLJSP 3 -1 3 30 4.0
UAW 3 -1 1 16 16.0
UNITE HERE 3 -1 2 114 57.0
ILWU 2 2 2 52 26.0
Ironworkers 2 2 2 56 28.0
OPEIU 2 -1 2 56 28.0
Other 2 2 1 6 6.0
RWDSU 2 -8 2 40 20.0
UA 2 -2 1 110 110.0
AFT 1 -1 1 54 54.0
ATU 1 -2 0 0 0.0
BAC 1 0 1 5 5.0
ILA 1 1 0 0 0.0
IWW 1 1 1 27 27.0
NABET 1 1 1 3 3.0
NNU 1 0 0 0 0.0
SMART 1 -4 1 51 51.0
SSOBA 1 0 1 9 9.0
UE 1 1 0 0 0.0
URSO 1 -1 0 0 0.0
USPOA 1 1 1 29 29.0
UWA 1 1 0 0 0.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 -1 0 0 0.0
BCTGM 0 -1 0 0 0.0
FCGOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IFPTE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IUPAT 0 -3 0 0 0.0
Multiple 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NAGE 0 -5 0 0 0.0
NATCA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NEA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NEMSA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NUHW 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NewsGuild 0 -1 0 0 0.0
TWU 0 -3 0 0 0.0
UBC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UMWA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
WU 0 -2 0 0 0.0

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