2nd Quarter

2015, 2nd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 2nd 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 2nd quarter of 2015 601 petitions for new units were filed, a 21.91% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 20 with a total of 36,431 workers across all units, a 27.51% 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 220 47 8,320 - 14.5 -
Teamsters 80 -2 3,461 -17.76% 26.5 13.32%
SEIU 41 9 5,411 187.59% 35.0 -14.43%
IUOE 39 20 709 59.94% 11.0 37.74%
IAM 31 2 1,598 19.98% 17.0 21.09%
IBEW 29 -8 1,644 77.70% 22.0 9.99%
UFCW 27 8 1,223 -11.10% 33.0 6.66%
USOA 16 15 95 -13.32% 4.5 -95.46%
LIUNA 12 3 375 89.91% 17.5 34.41%
USW 11 -3 957 -19.98% 49.0 77.70%
AFT 9 6 1,512 578.31% 80.0 63.27%
IATSE 7 4 215 795.87% 21.0 162.06%
UBC 7 6 5,689 16,153.83% 42.0 19.98%
IUJAT 5 2 126 -14.43% 13.0 -6.66%
OPEIU 5 3 286 192.03% 52.0 6.66%
UAW 5 3 441 950.16% 59.0 180.93%
AFSCME 4 0 319 243.09% 81.0 259.74%
ATU 4 2 243 228.66% 68.0 83.25%
CWA 4 1 951 764.79% 106.0 278.61%
SMART 4 -2 241 -41.07% 65.5 57.72%
SPFPA 4 -3 360 -58.83% 49.0 -58.83%
UA 4 0 33 -56.61% 7.5 -64.38%
UNITE HERE 3 2 859 1,308.69% 183.0 199.80%
UWA 3 2 113 465.09% 13.0 -35.52%
BCTGM 2 1 118 1,867.02% 59.0 883.56%
Multiple 2 2 318 - 159.0 -
NATCA 2 2 12 - 6.0 -
NNU 2 1 112 -91.02% 56.0 -95.46%
UE 2 0 78 -71.04% 39.0 -71.04%
UGSOA 2 -4 138 -45.51% 69.0 99.90%
UWUA 2 2 9 - 4.5 -
FCGOA 1 1 11 - 11.0 -
ILWU 1 0 81 376.29% 81.0 376.29%
IUEC 1 1 12 - 12.0 -
Ironworkers 1 0 46 -28.86% 46.0 -28.86%
NAGE 1 0 31 -44.40% 31.0 -44.40%
NEA 1 0 76 -8.88% 76.0 -8.88%
NLJSP 1 1 7 - 7.0 -
NewsGuild 1 1 35 - 35.0 -
PASNAP 1 1 17 - 17.0 -
RWDSU 1 -3 21 -91.02% 21.0 -35.52%
TWU 1 1 108 - 108.0 -
USPOA 1 1 7 - 7.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 0 13 0.00% 13.0 0.00%
IAFF 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IBB 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
ILA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IUPAT 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NABET 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NUHW 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
NYSNA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Other 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
SAG-AFTRA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
SSOBA 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
UNAP 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
USCSO 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
WU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 2nd quarter of 2015 646 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 47.68% closed with a certification order, creating 308 total new units. This was a 50.98% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 16,124 workers, which is a 56.76% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 22 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 247 97 36 1,606 21.5
Teamsters 90 12 55 2,273 23.0
SEIU 49 15 42 4,965 42.5
IBEW 41 14 24 476 19.0
IUOE 32 14 28 404 7.5
IAM 26 5 19 601 24.0
UFCW 22 8 15 530 31.0
USW 22 16 14 952 21.5
USOA 17 17 10 55 3.5
LIUNA 12 10 7 307 21.0
AFT 8 5 6 374 62.5
ATU 5 3 3 167 66.0
CWA 5 4 3 890 174.0
IATSE 5 1 3 115 29.0
AFSCME 4 -4 4 224 57.0
OPEIU 4 -5 3 81 20.0
SMART 4 0 2 286 143.0
UA 4 3 3 70 22.0
UAW 4 -2 3 101 33.0
UGSOA 4 1 3 128 20.0
NUHW 3 1 1 11 11.0
RWDSU 3 2 2 31 15.5
UE 3 2 3 279 102.0
UWA 3 3 1 11 11.0
BCTGM 2 2 2 86 43.0
IUJAT 2 0 1 7 7.0
Multiple 2 1 1 52 52.0
NATCA 2 2 1 7 7.0
SPFPA 2 -8 2 110 55.0
SSOBA 2 1 2 40 20.0
UBC 2 1 2 202 101.0
BAC 1 1 0 0 0.0
ILA 1 1 0 0 0.0
ILWU 1 -1 1 81 81.0
IUEC 1 1 0 0 0.0
IUPAT 1 1 0 0 0.0
Ironworkers 1 0 1 65 65.0
NYSNA 1 1 1 18 18.0
NewsGuild 1 0 0 0 0.0
TWU 1 1 1 108 108.0
UNAP 1 1 1 393 393.0
UNITE HERE 1 -2 0 0 0.0
USCSO 1 1 0 0 0.0
USPOA 1 1 0 0 0.0
UWUA 1 1 1 5 5.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 1 1 13 13.0
ACOPS 0 -1 0 0 0.0
FCGOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IAFF 0 -2 0 0 0.0
IBB 0 -1 0 0 0.0
Insulators 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NABET 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NAGE 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NEA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
Other 0 -1 0 0 0.0
SAG-AFTRA 0 -2 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Dec 2 2022 02:07 UTC