4th Quarter

2014, 4th Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 4th quarter of 2014. 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 2014 501 petitions for new units were filed, a 2.45% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 25 with a total of 36,084 workers across all units, a 29.40% 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 208 47 13,412 42.18% 25.0 -11.10%
Teamsters 81 -17 3,577 -41.07% 24.0 -28.86%
SEIU 46 18 5,484 177.60% 36.5 11.10%
IBEW 31 -1 877 -26.64% 23.0 -2.22%
IUOE 19 4 241 -32.19% 9.0 -9.99%
IAM 12 -17 275 -86.58% 23.0 64.38%
UAW 12 7 6,755 1,253.19% 43.5 -32.19%
UFCW 11 -1 1,562 119.88% 65.0 116.55%
OPEIU 9 5 156 32.19% 6.0 -65.49%
AFSCME 8 0 585 39.96% 37.0 12.21%
CWA 7 2 170 93.24% 16.0 14.43%
SPFPA 7 0 451 49.95% 21.0 -22.20%
LIUNA 4 0 256 180.93% 30.5 109.89%
UNITE HERE 4 2 122 229.77% 30.0 62.16%
AFT 3 -2 248 -69.93% 34.0 -43.29%
IATSE 3 2 72 259.74% 29.0 45.51%
BCTGM 2 0 137 -36.63% 68.5 -36.63%
IUJAT 2 -3 68 -87.69% 34.0 54.39%
NAGE 2 1 121 -48.84% 60.5 -74.37%
NEA 2 1 47 135.42% 23.5 17.76%
NUHW 2 1 198 138.75% 99.0 18.87%
RWDSU 2 -4 17 -93.24% 8.5 -68.82%
UGSOA 2 1 40 -47.73% 20.0 -73.26%
USW 2 -17 619 -24.42% 309.5 1,306.47%
UWUA 2 1 24 166.50% 12.0 33.30%
ACOPS 1 0 18 28.86% 18.0 28.86%
ATU 1 -5 51 -89.91% 51.0 364.08%
IAFF 1 -2 20 -76.59% 20.0 -48.84%
IBB 1 0 29 -85.47% 29.0 -85.47%
IFPTE 1 0 27 -21.09% 27.0 -21.09%
ILWU 1 1 11 - 11.0 -
Insulators 1 0 7 -82.14% 7.0 -82.14%
Ironworkers 1 1 98 - 98.0 -
Multiple 1 0 3 -85.47% 3.0 -85.47%
NABET 1 1 24 - 24.0 -
NNU 1 -2 47 -35.52% 47.0 74.37%
NewsGuild 1 -1 19 111.00% 19.0 321.90%
SAG-AFTRA 1 0 14 -61.05% 14.0 -61.05%
SMART 1 -4 22 -65.49% 22.0 175.38%
SSOBA 1 0 97 223.11% 97.0 223.11%
UA 1 -2 12 -88.80% 12.0 8.88%
UE 1 1 60 - 60.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 1 11 - 11.0 -
Other 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UBC 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
USPOA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UWA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
WU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 4th quarter of 2014 570 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 45.79% closed with a certification order, creating 261 total new units. This was a 17.57% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 13,866 workers, which is a 50.93% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 25 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 223 38 30 1,407 25.0
Teamsters 98 16 59 3,432 25.0
IBEW 40 12 27 814 25.0
SEIU 38 10 33 1,623 28.0
IAM 23 -6 14 1,257 11.5
IUOE 18 2 13 303 16.0
CWA 14 14 11 228 15.0
USW 12 -6 4 700 108.5
UFCW 10 -4 5 487 75.0
AFSCME 8 2 6 404 33.0
SPFPA 8 5 5 200 27.0
LIUNA 7 0 5 112 10.0
RWDSU 6 1 4 167 23.5
SMART 6 0 2 12 6.0
AFT 5 4 3 745 268.0
IUJAT 5 3 2 432 216.0
UAW 5 -2 2 93 46.5
UNITE HERE 4 2 4 120 30.0
ATU 3 2 1 10 10.0
NNU 3 0 3 93 42.0
OPEIU 3 1 3 170 76.0
UA 3 -1 2 18 9.0
BCTGM 2 1 2 213 106.5
IAFF 2 1 2 42 21.0
IATSE 2 -4 1 36 36.0
NAGE 2 1 1 8 8.0
NUHW 2 2 2 220 110.0
SAG-AFTRA 2 1 1 36 36.0
UBC 2 2 1 22 22.0
UWUA 2 1 2 24 12.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 2 2 2 53 26.5
IBB 1 -1 1 29 29.0
IFPTE 1 1 0 0 0.0
NABET 1 1 1 24 24.0
NEA 1 0 1 24 24.0
NYSNA 1 1 1 19 19.0
Other 1 -1 1 11 11.0
SSOBA 1 -2 1 97 97.0
UGSOA 1 1 1 76 76.0
USPOA 1 1 1 20 20.0
WU 1 0 1 85 85.0
ACOPS 0 -1 0 0 0.0
ILWU 0 -1 0 0 0.0
Multiple 0 -5 0 0 0.0
NLJSP 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NewsGuild 0 -2 0 0 0.0
PASNAP 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UWA 0 -1 0 0 0.0

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