4th Quarter

2015, 4th Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 4th 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 4th quarter of 2015 473 petitions for new units were filed, a -2.87% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 22 with a total of 29,431 workers across all units, a -6.24% 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 194 15 0 - 0.0 -
Teamsters 77 -4 2,606 4.44% 19.0 5.55%
SEIU 37 13 4,333 116.55% 44.0 -13.32%
IBEW 26 6 355 -15.54% 11.5 -29.97%
IUOE 18 -3 269 -1.11% 7.0 16.65%
UFCW 16 -9 1,357 -3.33% 37.5 63.27%
IAM 15 -9 730 -52.17% 34.0 208.68%
AFSCME 11 2 936 66.60% 35.0 3.33%
USW 8 -7 984 -14.43% 120.5 225.33%
UAW 6 1 1,495 113.22% 195.5 35.52%
CWA 4 -4 348 -2.22% 74.0 81.03%
IUJAT 4 3 55 510.60% 9.5 5.55%
LIUNA 4 -1 404 12.21% 96.0 36.63%
PASNAP 4 2 1,244 594.96% 193.0 115.44%
UBC 4 0 968 596.07% 31.0 99.90%
UNITE HERE 4 1 138 8.88% 38.0 -17.76%
BCTGM 3 0 42 -88.80% 10.0 -94.35%
IBB 3 2 32 87.69% 6.0 -64.38%
SPFPA 3 -1 166 -22.20% 50.0 99.90%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 3 3 129 - 48.0 -
ATU 2 -3 175 -46.62% 87.5 78.81%
Ironworkers 2 1 182 214.23% 91.0 56.61%
NYSNA 2 2 178 - 89.0 -
UA 2 0 33 -88.80% 16.5 -88.80%
UGSOA 2 -1 372 589.41% 186.0 830.28%
UWUA 2 2 104 - 52.0 -
ACOPS 1 1 13 - 13.0 -
AWPPU 1 1 23 - 23.0 -
IATSE 1 -2 93 -3.33% 93.0 323.01%
IUPAT 1 -1 11 -82.14% 11.0 -65.49%
Multiple 1 -1 8 -98.79% 8.0 -96.57%
NABET 1 -1 4 -84.36% 4.0 -68.82%
NAGE 1 -1 31 -38.85% 31.0 21.09%
NATCA 1 1 4 - 4.0 -
NUHW 1 0 18 -88.80% 18.0 -88.80%
NewsGuild 1 0 29 -43.29% 29.0 -43.29%
RWDSU 1 -5 136 -64.38% 136.0 580.53%
SAG-AFTRA 1 0 13 8.88% 13.0 8.88%
TWU 1 -1 55 2.22% 55.0 103.23%
UMWA 1 1 52 - 52.0 -
USPOA 1 1 40 - 40.0 -
UWA 1 1 8 - 8.0 -
WU 1 -3 59 -86.58% 59.0 -15.54%
AFM 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
AFT 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
IFPTE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
ILA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
ILWU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Insulators 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
NEA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NLJSP 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NNU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
OPEIU 0 -4 0 - 0.0 -
Other 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 4th quarter of 2015 539 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 44.34% closed with a certification order, creating 239 total new units. This was a -6.27% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 10,487 workers, which is a -23.13% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 18 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 206 7 26 0 21.5
Teamsters 88 -2 56 1,715 15.0
IUOE 34 14 25 266 6.0
SEIU 31 -3 23 2,137 35.0
IBEW 30 5 17 245 12.0
IAM 23 -5 18 450 14.5
UFCW 21 -11 12 468 25.5
USW 11 -1 4 373 37.0
AFSCME 10 2 6 994 85.5
LIUNA 6 0 3 96 14.0
UBC 6 -2 3 74 23.0
UA 5 3 2 303 151.5
UNITE HERE 5 2 3 150 46.0
ATU 4 2 3 119 41.0
UAW 4 -1 1 207 207.0
AFT 3 1 1 19 19.0
BCTGM 3 0 2 44 22.0
CWA 3 -4 1 191 191.0
IATSE 3 -1 3 127 22.0
IUPAT 3 3 1 32 32.0
RWDSU 3 1 2 53 26.5
SPFPA 3 -3 2 240 120.0
WU 3 1 1 59 59.0
IUJAT 2 -2 2 15 7.5
Ironworkers 2 0 1 58 58.0
NUHW 2 2 2 176 88.0
NYSNA 2 2 2 178 89.0
NewsGuild 2 1 2 80 40.0
TWU 2 1 1 55 55.0
UGSOA 2 -1 2 106 53.0
ACOPS 1 1 1 13 13.0
AFM 1 1 0 0 0.0
AWPPU 1 1 0 0 0.0
IBB 1 0 1 6 6.0
IFPTE 1 0 0 0 0.0
ILWU 1 1 1 18 18.0
Insulators 1 -1 0 0 0.0
Multiple 1 -1 0 0 0.0
NABET 1 -1 1 4 4.0
NAGE 1 -2 1 31 31.0
Other 1 1 1 312 312.0
SAG-AFTRA 1 0 1 13 13.0
UMWA 1 1 1 52 52.0
USPOA 1 1 1 40 40.0
UWA 1 1 1 8 8.0
UWUA 1 0 1 24 24.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 0 1 11 11.0
FCGOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IAFF 0 -1 0 0 0.0
ILA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NEA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NLJSP 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NNU 0 -4 0 0 0.0
OPEIU 0 -5 0 0 0.0
PASNAP 0 -3 0 0 0.0
SMART 0 -3 0 0 0.0
UE 0 -1 0 0 0.0

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