1st Quarter

2016, 1st Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 1st quarter of 2016. 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 2016 510 petitions for new units were filed, a 7.82% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 22 with a total of 27,425 workers across all units, a -6.82% 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 164 -30 9,083 - 16.5 -
Teamsters 62 -15 1,759 -32.19% 16.0 -15.54%
SEIU 61 24 3,593 -16.65% 34.0 -22.20%
IAM 39 24 1,333 82.14% 10.0 -71.04%
IBEW 31 5 1,041 193.14% 21.0 82.14%
UFCW 28 12 2,144 57.72% 35.0 -6.66%
LIUNA 13 9 885 118.77% 43.0 -55.50%
USW 13 5 1,080 9.99% 53.0 -55.50%
IUOE 11 -7 219 -18.87% 11.0 56.61%
NAGE 9 8 684 2,106.78% 59.0 89.91%
CWA 8 4 268 -23.31% 22.5 -69.93%
UGSOA 6 4 303 -18.87% 49.0 -73.26%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 5 2 206 59.94% 29.0 -39.96%
AFSCME 4 -7 281 -69.93% 66.0 88.80%
PASNAP 4 0 1,520 22.20% 283.5 46.62%
SMART 4 4 596 - 134.0 -
SPFPA 4 1 244 46.62% 40.5 -18.87%
UAW 4 -2 449 -69.93% 107.0 -45.51%
IUPAT 3 2 134 1,117.77% 25.0 127.65%
Ironworkers 3 1 60 -66.60% 4.0 -95.46%
RWDSU 3 2 112 -17.76% 44.0 -67.71%
UNITE HERE 3 -1 85 -38.85% 30.0 -21.09%
ATU 2 0 123 -29.97% 61.5 -29.97%
FCGOA 2 2 140 - 70.0 -
IUJAT 2 -2 38 -31.08% 19.0 99.90%
Multiple 2 1 130 1,525.14% 65.0 712.62%
NNU 2 2 337 - 168.5 -
NewsGuild 2 1 48 65.49% 24.0 -17.76%
OPEIU 2 2 69 - 34.5 -
UA 2 0 30 -8.88% 15.0 -8.88%
USPOA 2 1 11 -72.15% 5.5 -86.58%
AFM 1 1 16 - 16.0 -
BCTGM 1 -2 179 326.34% 179.0 1,690.53%
IATSE 1 0 46 -51.06% 46.0 -51.06%
IBB 1 -2 43 34.41% 43.0 617.16%
ILWU 1 1 40 - 40.0 -
NABET 1 0 2 -49.95% 2.0 -49.95%
NYSNA 1 -1 20 -88.80% 20.0 -77.70%
SAG-AFTRA 1 0 12 -7.77% 12.0 -7.77%
UBC 1 -3 28 -96.57% 28.0 -9.99%
UWUA 1 -1 34 -67.71% 34.0 -34.41%
ACOPS 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
AWPPU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NATCA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NUHW 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
TWU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UMWA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UWA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
WU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2016 448 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 49.78% closed with a certification order, creating 223 total new units. This was a -6.69% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 10,149 workers, which is a -3.22% 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 -54 16 472 26.5
Teamsters 73 -15 46 1,107 11.5
SEIU 42 11 36 2,162 36.5
IAM 28 5 20 471 7.5
IBEW 25 -5 13 415 22.0
UFCW 22 1 12 452 31.0
IUOE 13 -21 12 145 9.0
USW 11 0 6 165 20.0
CWA 8 5 6 242 23.0
LIUNA 7 1 5 259 20.0
PASNAP 6 6 6 1,827 230.0
ATU 5 1 4 197 45.5
NAGE 5 4 5 237 17.0
UAW 5 1 2 143 71.5
AFSCME 4 -6 4 171 15.0
IUJAT 4 2 4 105 23.0
UGSOA 4 2 2 302 151.0
BCTGM 3 0 1 10 10.0
RWDSU 3 0 1 54 54.0
SPFPA 3 0 3 108 33.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 3 2 1 7 7.0
Ironworkers 2 0 2 166 83.0
Multiple 2 1 2 130 65.0
SMART 2 2 2 328 164.0
UNITE HERE 2 -3 2 67 33.5
USPOA 2 1 2 11 5.5
AFM 1 0 1 16 16.0
AFT 1 -2 1 27 27.0
IBB 1 0 1 3 3.0
IUPAT 1 -2 0 0 0.0
NABET 1 0 1 2 2.0
NATCA 1 1 1 4 4.0
NNU 1 1 1 330 330.0
NewsGuild 1 -1 0 0 0.0
OPEIU 1 1 1 2 2.0
SAG-AFTRA 1 0 1 12 12.0
UA 1 -4 0 0 0.0
WU 1 -2 0 0 0.0
ACOPS 0 -1 0 0 0.0
AWPPU 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IATSE 0 -3 0 0 0.0
IFPTE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
ILWU 0 -1 0 0 0.0
Insulators 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NUHW 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NYSNA 0 -2 0 0 0.0
Other 0 -1 0 0 0.0
TWU 0 -2 0 0 0.0
UBC 0 -6 0 0 0.0
UMWA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UWA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UWUA 0 -1 0 0 0.0

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