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 8.05% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 22 with a total of 27,425 workers across all units, a -6.67% decrease from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded164-309,083-16.5-
Teamsters62-151,759-32.19%16.0-15.54%
SEIU61243,593-16.65%34.0-22.20%
IAM39241,33382.14%10.0-71.04%
IBEW3151,041193.14%21.082.14%
UFCW28132,14463.27%35.016.65%
LIUNA139885118.77%43.0-55.50%
USW1351,0809.99%53.0-55.50%
IUOE11-7219-18.87%11.056.61%
NAGE986842,106.78%59.089.91%
CWA84268-23.31%22.5-69.93%
UGSOA64303-18.87%49.0-73.26%
United Federation LEOS-PBA5220659.94%29.0-39.96%
AFSCME4-7281-69.93%66.088.80%
PASNAP401,52022.20%283.546.62%
SMART44596-134.0-
SPFPA4124446.62%40.5-18.87%
UAW4-2449-69.93%107.0-45.51%
IUPAT321341,117.77%25.0127.65%
Ironworkers3160-66.60%4.0-95.46%
RWDSU32112-17.76%44.0-67.71%
UNITE HERE3-185-38.85%30.0-21.09%
ATU20123-29.97%61.5-29.97%
FCGOA22140-70.0-
IUJAT2-238-31.08%19.099.90%
Multiple211301,525.14%65.0712.62%
NNU22337-168.5-
NewsGuild214865.49%24.0-17.76%
OPEIU2269-34.5-
UA2030-8.88%15.0-8.88%
USPOA2111-72.15%5.5-86.58%
AFM1116-16.0-
BCTGM1-2179326.34%179.01,690.53%
IATSE1046-51.06%46.0-51.06%
IBB1-24334.41%43.0617.16%
ILWU1140-40.0-
NABET102-49.95%2.0-49.95%
NYSNA1-120-88.80%20.0-77.70%
SAG-AFTRA1012-7.77%12.0-7.77%
UBC1-328-96.57%28.0-9.99%
UWUA1-134-67.71%34.0-34.41%
ACOPS0-10-0.0-
AWPPU0-10-0.0-
NATCA0-10-0.0-
NUHW0-10-0.0-
TWU0-10-0.0-
UMWA0-10-0.0-
UWA0-10-0.0-
WU0-10-0.0-

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.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded152-531647226.5
Teamsters73-15461,10711.5
SEIU4211362,16236.5
IAM285204717.5
IBEW25-51341522.0
UFCW2211245231.0
IUOE13-22121459.0
USW110616520.0
CWA85624223.0
LIUNA71525920.0
PASNAP6661,827230.0
ATU51419745.5
NAGE54523717.0
UAW51214371.5
AFSCME4-6417115.0
IUJAT42410523.0
UGSOA422302151.0
BCTGM3011010.0
RWDSU3015454.0
SPFPA30310833.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA32177.0
Ironworkers20216683.0
Multiple21213065.0
SMART222328164.0
UNITE HERE2-326733.5
USPOA212115.5
AFM1011616.0
AFT1-212727.0
IBB10133.0
IUPAT1-2000.0
NABET10122.0
NATCA11144.0
NNU111330330.0
NewsGuild1-1000.0
OPEIU11122.0
SAG-AFTRA1011212.0
UA1-4000.0
WU1-2000.0
ACOPS0-1000.0
AWPPU0-1000.0
IATSE0-3000.0
IFPTE0-1000.0
ILWU0-1000.0
Insulators0-1000.0
NUHW0-2000.0
NYSNA0-2000.0
Other0-1000.0
TWU0-2000.0
UBC0-6000.0
UMWA0-1000.0
UWA0-1000.0
UWUA0-1000.0

Data last updated on: Jan 23, 2022 01:34 EST