3rd Quarter

2016, 3rd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 3rd 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 3rd quarter of 2016 450 petitions for new units were filed, a -14.93% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 22 with a total of 25,893 workers across all units, a -10.59% 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 145 -55 8,191 - 24.0 -
Teamsters 65 -8 2,202 -39.96% 16.0 -23.31%
IAM 30 7 1,592 -13.32% 14.0 7.77%
SEIU 30 -13 1,752 -33.30% 38.0 41.07%
UFCW 30 -1 1,504 -33.30% 28.0 0.00%
IBEW 25 6 1,505 170.94% 23.0 21.09%
IUOE 24 -8 346 -34.41% 13.0 36.63%
USW 17 6 914 135.42% 26.0 0.00%
UNITE HERE 12 9 975 457.32% 31.0 -35.52%
ATU 6 2 267 108.78% 25.0 61.05%
RWDSU 5 1 236 37.74% 11.0 -64.38%
AFSCME 4 -3 1,068 13.32% 76.0 -34.41%
LIUNA 4 -1 137 93.24% 21.5 115.44%
SPFPA 4 -2 753 298.59% 173.5 1,018.98%
IUJAT 3 2 19 279.72% 6.0 19.98%
Multiple 3 1 194 95.46% 77.0 55.50%
NUHW 3 -2 452 -39.96% 121.0 69.93%
SAG-AFTRA 3 2 54 -29.97% 15.0 -81.03%
UAW 3 -1 290 37.74% 110.0 175.38%
UE 3 1 591 1,243.20% 9.0 -58.83%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 3 0 90 -48.84% 14.0 -47.73%
CWA 2 1 168 -25.53% 84.0 -62.16%
IATSE 2 0 51 75.48% 25.5 75.48%
IUPAT 2 2 26 - 13.0 -
NAGE 2 -1 84 -74.37% 42.0 -58.83%
NNU 2 0 839 962.37% 419.5 962.37%
NewsGuild 2 1 169 704.85% 84.5 301.92%
PASNAP 2 1 618 822.51% 309.0 360.75%
TWU 2 -1 305 296.37% 152.5 348.54%
URSO 2 2 57 - 28.5 -
AFM 1 1 57 - 57.0 -
AFT 1 -8 82 -87.69% 82.0 215.34%
APWU 1 1 26 - 26.0 -
BCTGM 1 0 170 448.44% 170.0 448.44%
NLJSP 1 1 10 - 10.0 -
NYSNA 1 0 46 -87.69% 46.0 -87.69%
OPEIU 1 0 10 66.60% 10.0 66.60%
SMART 1 -6 24 -83.25% 24.0 49.95%
UBC 1 -2 3 -97.68% 3.0 -92.13%
UGSOA 1 0 16 23.31% 16.0 23.31%
BAC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IFPTE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
ILA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
ILWU 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
Ironworkers 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
UWA 0 -4 0 - 0.0 -
UWUA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 3rd quarter of 2016 469 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 49.68% closed with a certification order, creating 233 total new units. This was a -10.38% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 15,120 workers, which is a 10.56% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 15 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 162 -41 19 1,017 11.0
Teamsters 66 -3 43 1,208 13.0
SEIU 38 -12 31 1,476 35.0
UFCW 27 -6 12 402 16.0
IUOE 26 3 23 341 12.0
IAM 25 -2 18 385 8.5
USW 17 12 12 309 24.5
IBEW 16 -11 12 132 6.0
AFSCME 8 3 6 1,741 217.5
RWDSU 7 3 6 163 22.5
UAW 7 3 2 135 67.5
United Federation LEOS-PBA 5 1 5 240 14.0
ATU 4 1 4 128 14.5
UNITE HERE 4 -1 3 1,159 523.0
IATSE 3 2 1 5 5.0
ILWU 3 1 3 33 10.0
IUJAT 3 1 3 14 5.0
NUHW 3 -2 3 452 121.0
NewsGuild 3 2 3 190 38.0
SMART 3 -3 0 0 0.0
UBC 3 1 3 3,341 70.0
UWA 3 3 1 15 15.0
AFT 2 -4 2 143 71.5
BCTGM 2 2 0 0 0.0
NAGE 2 -5 0 0 0.0
NEA 2 2 2 205 102.5
OPEIU 2 1 1 10 10.0
PASNAP 2 1 1 925 925.0
SAG-AFTRA 2 1 2 39 19.5
SPFPA 2 -7 1 392 392.0
UE 2 0 2 15 7.5
UGSOA 2 -2 1 16 16.0
AFM 1 1 1 57 57.0
CWA 1 -5 1 25 25.0
ILA 1 1 0 0 0.0
IUPAT 1 0 0 0 0.0
Ironworkers 1 -1 1 50 50.0
LIUNA 1 -8 0 0 0.0
NLJSP 1 1 1 10 10.0
NNU 1 0 1 56 56.0
NYSNA 1 0 0 0 0.0
Other 1 1 1 104 104.0
TWU 1 -1 1 153 153.0
UA 1 0 0 0 0.0
URSO 1 1 1 34 34.0
FCGOA 0 -2 0 0 0.0
IBB 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IFPTE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
Multiple 0 -2 0 0 0.0
UWUA 0 -3 0 0 0.0
WU 0 -1 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Sep 25 2022 03:03 UTC