1st Quarter

2015, 1st Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 1st quarter of 2015. 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 1st quarter of 2015 499 petitions for new units were filed, a -0.40% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 22 with a total of 28,805 workers across all units, a -20.17% 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 177 -31 0 - 0.0 -
Teamsters 83 2 4,220 17.76% 23.0 -4.44%
IBEW 37 6 928 5.55% 20.0 -13.32%
SEIU 32 -14 1,884 -65.49% 41.0 12.21%
IAM 29 17 1,336 386.28% 14.0 -38.85%
IUOE 19 0 443 84.36% 8.0 -11.10%
UFCW 19 8 1,378 -12.21% 31.0 -52.17%
USW 14 12 1,192 92.13% 27.5 -91.02%
LIUNA 9 5 198 -22.20% 13.0 -57.72%
SPFPA 7 0 880 95.46% 120.0 471.75%
SMART 6 5 409 1,759.35% 41.5 88.80%
UGSOA 6 4 254 535.02% 34.5 72.15%
AFSCME 4 -4 93 -84.36% 22.5 -38.85%
RWDSU 4 2 221 1,199.91% 32.5 281.94%
UA 4 3 76 532.80% 21.0 75.48%
AFT 3 0 223 -9.99% 49.0 44.40%
ATU 3 2 158 209.79% 38.0 -25.53%
CWA 3 -4 110 -35.52% 28.0 75.48%
IATSE 3 0 24 -66.60% 8.0 -72.15%
IUJAT 3 1 147 116.55% 14.0 -58.83%
NUHW 3 1 472 138.75% 35.0 -64.38%
SSOBA 3 2 47 -51.06% 18.0 -81.03%
OPEIU 2 -7 98 -36.63% 49.0 717.06%
UAW 2 -10 42 -99.90% 21.0 -52.17%
UE 2 1 265 341.88% 132.5 120.99%
BCTGM 1 -1 6 -95.46% 6.0 -91.02%
IAFF 1 0 64 219.78% 64.0 219.78%
IBB 1 0 96 230.88% 96.0 230.88%
ILA 1 1 2 - 2.0 -
ILWU 1 0 17 54.39% 17.0 54.39%
IUPAT 1 1 6 - 6.0 -
Ironworkers 1 0 65 -33.30% 65.0 -33.30%
NABET 1 0 53 120.99% 53.0 120.99%
NAGE 1 -1 56 -53.28% 56.0 -7.77%
NEA 1 -1 83 76.59% 83.0 253.08%
NNU 1 0 1,216 2,487.51% 1,216.0 2,487.51%
NYSNA 1 1 18 - 18.0 -
Other 1 1 111 - 111.0 -
SAG-AFTRA 1 0 30 114.33% 30.0 114.33%
UBC 1 1 35 - 35.0 -
UNAP 1 1 393 - 393.0 -
UNITE HERE 1 -3 61 -49.95% 61.0 103.23%
USCSO 1 1 23 - 23.0 -
USOA 1 1 109 - 109.0 -
UWA 1 1 20 - 20.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 0 13 17.76% 13.0 17.76%
WU 1 1 31 - 31.0 -
ACOPS 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IFPTE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Insulators 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Multiple 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NewsGuild 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UWUA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2015 437 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 47.60% closed with a certification order, creating 208 total new units. This was a -20.31% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 10,329 workers, which is a -25.51% 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 152 -71 12 0 21.5
Teamsters 79 -19 42 1,634 20.5
SEIU 35 -3 29 4,166 54.0
IBEW 27 -13 20 603 24.5
IAM 24 1 17 286 14.0
IUOE 18 0 13 133 9.0
UFCW 14 4 5 170 48.0
SPFPA 10 2 6 506 18.5
OPEIU 9 6 8 169 9.5
AFSCME 8 0 6 249 21.5
UAW 6 1 6 130 19.0
USW 6 -6 5 522 26.0
IATSE 4 2 2 11 5.5
SMART 4 -2 4 118 33.0
AFT 3 -2 3 248 34.0
UGSOA 3 2 3 58 18.0
UNITE HERE 3 -1 2 35 17.5
ATU 2 -1 1 6 6.0
IAFF 2 0 1 20 20.0
ILWU 2 2 2 28 14.0
IUJAT 2 -3 1 9 9.0
LIUNA 2 -5 2 24 12.0
NAGE 2 0 1 113 113.0
NUHW 2 0 1 61 61.0
SAG-AFTRA 2 0 2 44 22.0
ACOPS 1 1 1 18 18.0
CWA 1 -13 1 57 57.0
FCGOA 1 1 1 167 167.0
IBB 1 0 0 0 0.0
Insulators 1 1 1 7 7.0
Ironworkers 1 1 0 0 0.0
Multiple 1 1 1 3 3.0
NABET 1 0 1 53 53.0
NEA 1 0 1 23 23.0
NewsGuild 1 1 1 19 19.0
Other 1 0 1 111 111.0
RWDSU 1 -5 1 9 9.0
SSOBA 1 0 1 7 7.0
UA 1 -2 1 6 6.0
UBC 1 -1 1 24 24.0
UE 1 1 1 60 60.0
BCTGM 0 -2 0 0 0.0
IFPTE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NNU 0 -3 0 0 0.0
NYSNA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
USPOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UWUA 0 -2 0 0 0.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 0 -2 0 0 0.0
WU 0 -1 0 0 0.0

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