3rd Quarter

2015, 3rd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 3rd 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 3rd quarter of 2015 487 petitions for new units were filed, a -18.97% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 22 with a total of 31,391 workers across all units, a -13.83% 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 179 -40 15,432 85.47% 21.0 39.96%
Teamsters 81 1 2,490 -27.75% 18.0 -32.19%
UFCW 25 -2 1,407 15.54% 23.0 -29.97%
IAM 24 -7 1,532 -4.44% 11.0 -35.52%
SEIU 24 -17 2,001 -63.27% 51.0 45.51%
IUOE 21 -18 272 -62.16% 6.0 -45.51%
IBEW 20 -9 420 -74.37% 16.5 -25.53%
USW 15 4 1,145 19.98% 37.0 -24.42%
AFSCME 9 5 560 75.48% 34.0 -57.72%
CWA 8 4 354 -63.27% 41.0 -61.05%
RWDSU 6 5 380 1,709.40% 20.0 -4.44%
ATU 5 1 331 36.63% 49.0 -27.75%
LIUNA 5 -7 359 -4.44% 70.0 299.70%
UAW 5 0 701 58.83% 144.0 144.30%
OPEIU 4 -1 463 62.16% 143.5 176.49%
SPFPA 4 0 214 -41.07% 25.0 -48.84%
UBC 4 -3 139 -97.68% 15.5 -63.27%
WU 4 4 443 - 69.5 -
BCTGM 3 1 376 218.67% 165.0 179.82%
IATSE 3 -4 96 -55.50% 22.0 4.44%
UGSOA 3 1 54 -61.05% 20.0 -71.04%
UNITE HERE 3 0 127 -85.47% 46.0 -74.37%
AFT 2 -7 34 -97.68% 17.0 -78.81%
IUPAT 2 2 63 - 31.5 -
Insulators 2 2 29 - 14.5 -
Multiple 2 0 531 66.60% 265.5 66.60%
NABET 2 2 26 - 13.0 -
NAGE 2 1 51 64.38% 25.5 -17.76%
PASNAP 2 1 179 953.49% 89.5 426.24%
TWU 2 1 54 -49.95% 27.0 -75.48%
UA 2 -2 291 781.44% 145.5 1,840.38%
AFM 1 1 2 - 2.0 -
IBB 1 1 17 - 17.0 -
IFPTE 1 1 6 - 6.0 -
ILA 1 1 40 - 40.0 -
ILWU 1 0 18 -77.70% 18.0 -77.70%
IUJAT 1 -5 9 -93.24% 9.0 -33.30%
Ironworkers 1 0 58 26.64% 58.0 26.64%
NEA 1 0 71 -6.66% 71.0 -6.66%
NLJSP 1 0 17 143.19% 17.0 143.19%
NNU 1 -1 66 -41.07% 66.0 17.76%
NUHW 1 1 158 - 158.0 -
NewsGuild 1 0 51 45.51% 51.0 45.51%
Other 1 1 312 - 312.0 -
SAG-AFTRA 1 1 12 - 12.0 -
FCGOA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IUEC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NATCA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
SMART 0 -4 0 - 0.0 -
UE 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
USOA 0 -16 0 - 0.0 -
USPOA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UWA 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
UWUA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 3rd quarter of 2015 547 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 46.62% closed with a certification order, creating 255 total new units. This was a -17.21% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 13,643 workers, which is a -15.39% 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 199 -48 28 1,273 41.0
Teamsters 90 0 52 1,719 17.5
SEIU 34 -15 29 2,316 51.0
UFCW 32 10 15 366 16.0
IAM 28 2 23 1,430 11.0
IBEW 25 -16 14 503 23.0
IUOE 20 -12 17 188 5.0
USW 12 -10 7 635 25.0
AFSCME 8 4 6 317 37.0
UBC 8 6 4 2,088 29.0
CWA 7 2 6 157 18.5
LIUNA 6 -6 3 26 10.0
SPFPA 6 4 6 350 20.0
OPEIU 5 1 2 94 47.0
UAW 5 1 5 556 80.0
IATSE 4 -1 3 110 23.0
IUJAT 4 2 3 39 13.0
NNU 4 4 1 66 66.0
BCTGM 3 1 1 11 11.0
NAGE 3 3 0 0 0.0
PASNAP 3 3 3 196 88.0
SMART 3 -1 1 9 9.0
UGSOA 3 -1 2 53 26.5
UNITE HERE 3 2 0 0 0.0
AFT 2 -6 2 128 64.0
ATU 2 -3 2 212 106.0
Insulators 2 2 2 29 14.5
Ironworkers 2 1 1 46 46.0
Multiple 2 0 1 36 36.0
NABET 2 2 2 26 13.0
NLJSP 2 2 1 7 7.0
RWDSU 2 -1 1 36 36.0
UA 2 -2 1 8 8.0
WU 2 2 1 246 246.0
FCGOA 1 1 1 11 11.0
IAFF 1 1 1 42 42.0
IBB 1 1 1 17 17.0
IFPTE 1 1 0 0 0.0
ILA 1 0 1 40 40.0
NEA 1 1 1 76 76.0
NewsGuild 1 0 1 67 67.0
SAG-AFTRA 1 1 1 12 12.0
TWU 1 0 1 25 25.0
UE 1 -2 1 64 64.0
UWUA 1 0 0 0 0.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 0 1 13 13.0
BAC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
ILWU 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IUEC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IUPAT 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NATCA 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NUHW 0 -3 0 0 0.0
NYSNA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
SSOBA 0 -2 0 0 0.0
UNAP 0 -1 0 0 0.0
USCSO 0 -1 0 0 0.0
USOA 0 -17 0 0 0.0
USPOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UWA 0 -3 0 0 0.0

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