1st Quarter

2017, 1st Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 1st quarter of 2017. 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 2017 495 petitions for new units were filed, a 35.62% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 20 with a total of 31,148 workers across all units, a 4.11% increase 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 157 23 0 - 0.0 -
Teamsters 71 11 2,173 -18.87% 18.0 -12.21%
SEIU 57 29 4,465 8.88% 24.0 16.65%
IAM 36 21 5,038 441.78% 10.5 -56.61%
IUOE 23 8 217 -15.54% 10.0 -8.88%
IBEW 16 -1 463 -74.37% 15.0 36.63%
UFCW 14 -1 927 -25.53% 54.5 82.14%
USW 14 5 347 -16.65% 14.5 -59.94%
NUHW 8 5 189 -76.59% 13.0 -95.46%
UAW 8 3 1,191 -77.70% 39.5 -48.84%
AFSCME 7 1 766 32.19% 24.0 -67.71%
SPFPA 7 2 351 -27.75% 11.0 -84.36%
IATSE 6 3 223 -2.22% 42.0 -47.73%
CWA 5 1 59 -82.14% 13.0 -72.15%
IUJAT 5 4 129 545.01% 8.0 -59.94%
OPEIU 5 2 450 15.54% 45.0 -75.48%
SMART 5 2 309 493.95% 62.0 519.48%
AFT 4 2 348 244.20% 35.0 -31.08%
ATU 4 1 152 6.66% 26.5 -12.21%
IAFF 4 4 93 - 15.0 -
UE 4 3 79 243.09% 11.0 -52.17%
LIUNA 3 0 548 376.29% 15.0 -42.18%
RWDSU 3 -4 161 -17.76% 42.0 179.82%
UGSOA 3 3 184 - 15.0 -
BAC 2 2 31 - 15.5 -
IFPTE 2 2 48 - 24.0 -
Multiple 2 2 95 - 47.5 -
NNU 2 -3 67 -92.13% 33.5 -58.83%
SSOBA 2 0 75 53.28% 37.5 53.28%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 2 0 58 -14.43% 29.0 -14.43%
WU 2 1 232 92.13% 116.0 -4.44%
FCGOA 1 1 18 - 18.0 -
ILWU 1 -1 4 -95.46% 4.0 -91.02%
IUPAT 1 1 5 - 5.0 -
IWW 1 1 7 - 7.0 -
Ironworkers 1 1 243 - 243.0 -
NAGE 1 1 52 - 52.0 -
NEA 1 1 17 - 17.0 -
NLJSP 1 0 54 -25.53% 54.0 -25.53%
SAG-AFTRA 1 0 15 -89.91% 15.0 -89.91%
UA 1 1 215 - 215.0 -
UNITE HERE 1 -1 81 44.40% 81.0 189.81%
USPOA 1 0 24 139.86% 24.0 139.86%
AFM 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NATCA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NewsGuild 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
UWUA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2017 408 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 45.34% closed with a certification order, creating 185 total new units. This was a -11.06% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 11,316 workers, which is a 6.23% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 19 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 143 0 17 0 33.0
Teamsters 61 -8 33 846 18.0
SEIU 31 0 25 2,202 26.0
IAM 25 1 21 1,104 8.0
IUOE 23 4 18 153 8.5
IBEW 16 -1 5 1,467 12.0
UFCW 13 -6 7 403 42.0
USW 10 -6 4 60 13.5
CWA 6 5 4 95 10.5
AFSCME 5 0 4 409 88.0
OPEIU 5 2 1 11 11.0
SMART 5 2 3 162 21.0
UAW 5 0 3 85 31.0
AFT 4 1 4 225 38.0
ATU 4 -1 2 104 52.0
IATSE 4 2 1 62 62.0
SPFPA 4 -2 2 95 47.5
United Federation LEOS-PBA 4 3 3 222 52.0
IUJAT 3 2 2 30 15.0
SSOBA 3 3 1 26 26.0
UNITE HERE 3 2 2 93 46.5
IAFF 2 2 2 63 31.5
IFPTE 2 2 2 48 24.0
LIUNA 2 -5 1 9 9.0
NLJSP 2 2 2 126 63.0
NNU 2 -2 2 210 105.0
NUHW 2 0 2 278 139.0
NewsGuild 2 2 1 18 18.0
RWDSU 2 -4 0 0 0.0
SAG-AFTRA 2 2 2 164 82.0
UGSOA 2 1 1 162 162.0
WU 2 1 0 0 0.0
AFM 1 1 1 91 91.0
FCGOA 1 1 1 18 18.0
ILWU 1 0 1 51 51.0
IWW 1 1 1 7 7.0
Ironworkers 1 1 1 243 243.0
UA 1 1 1 215 215.0
UE 1 0 1 23 23.0
USPOA 1 1 1 10 10.0
UWUA 1 0 0 0 0.0
APWU 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IBB 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IUPAT 0 -1 0 0 0.0
Multiple 0 -3 0 0 0.0
NAGE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NATCA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NEA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NYSNA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
PASNAP 0 -1 0 0 0.0
TWU 0 -1 0 0 0.0
URSO 0 -1 0 0 0.0

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