4th Quarter

2016, 4th Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 4th 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 4th quarter of 2016 365 petitions for new units were filed, a -18.89% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 24 with a total of 29,918 workers across all units, a 15.54% increase from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded134-128,044-2.22%24.52.22%
Teamsters60-52,67621.09%20.527.75%
SEIU28-24,098134.31%20.5-45.51%
IBEW17-81,80719.98%11.0-52.17%
IAM15-15930-41.07%24.071.04%
IUOE15-9257-25.53%11.0-15.54%
UFCW15-151,246-16.65%30.06.66%
USW9-7414-53.28%36.038.85%
RWDSU72195-17.76%15.036.63%
AFSCME62578-45.51%75.5-1.11%
NNU538764.44%82.0-79.92%
SPFPA51489-35.52%68.0-61.05%
UAW525,2881,723.83%78.0-28.86%
CWA4232995.46%46.0-45.51%
ATU3-3142-46.62%30.019.98%
IATSE31227345.21%80.0214.23%
LIUNA3-1115-15.54%26.021.09%
NUHW3080978.81%273.0125.43%
OPEIU323903,799.53%180.01,700.52%
SMART3252116.55%10.0-58.83%
AFT2110123.31%50.5-38.85%
ILWU2286-43.0-
NewsGuild2029-83.25%14.5-83.25%
SSOBA2249-24.5-
UNITE HERE2-1056-94.35%28.0-9.99%
UWUA2278-39.0-
United Federation LEOS-PBA2-168-24.42%34.0143.19%
AFM109159.94%91.059.94%
IUJAT1-2205.55%20.0233.10%
NATCA113-3.0-
NLJSP1072620.49%72.0620.49%
SAG-AFTRA1-2149175.38%149.0893.55%
UE1-223-96.57%23.0155.40%
USPOA1110-10.0-
WU11121-121.0-
APWU0-10-0.0-
BCTGM0-10-0.0-
IUPAT0-20-0.0-
Multiple0-30-0.0-
NAGE0-20-0.0-
NYSNA0-10-0.0-
PASNAP0-20-0.0-
TWU0-20-0.0-
UBC0-10-0.0-
UGSOA0-10-0.0-
URSO0-20-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 4th quarter of 2016 411 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 50.61% closed with a certification order, creating 208 total new units. This was a -10.73% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 10,652 workers, which is a -29.55% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 21 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded144-18261,09320.0
Teamsters693421,30219.0
SEIU31-7281,77030.0
IAM24-11757415.0
IUOE19-71317312.0
UFCW19-81251921.5
IBEW171999312.0
USW15-21038925.0
LIUNA76410517.5
RWDSU6-1418312.0
SPFPA64540655.0
AFSCME5-3411624.0
ATU5136930.0
UAW5-2314660.0
NNU43314439.0
AFT31318382.0
Multiple33319477.0
OPEIU313390180.0
SMART3012424.0
IATSE2-1000.0
NUHW2-12536268.0
APWU1112626.0
CWA10000.0
IBB1112323.0
ILWU1-213535.0
IUJAT1-211010.0
IUPAT1011111.0
NAGE1-111717.0
NATCA11000.0
NEA1-117171.0
NYSNA1014646.0
PASNAP1-11347347.0
TWU10000.0
UE1-11576576.0
UGSOA1-1000.0
UNITE HERE1-314444.0
URSO10000.0
UWUA11000.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA1-411616.0
WU111121121.0
AFM0-1000.0
BCTGM0-2000.0
ILA0-1000.0
Ironworkers0-1000.0
NLJSP0-1000.0
NewsGuild0-3000.0
Other0-1000.0
SAG-AFTRA0-2000.0
UA0-1000.0
UBC0-3000.0
UWA0-3000.0

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