2016 Union Filing Report

In 2016 there were 1,943 representation cases filed1 and 1,948 closed. Of those cases that were closed in 2016 49.2% led to the certification of a union. The median bargaining unit for successful cases had 20 workers. In total this led to approximately 51,301 new workers with union representation.

By Union

1 Of those filed during the year

By State

1 Of those filed during the year


  1. This only includes cases with a single union filed, excluding the rare cases with multiple unions in an election.↩︎