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

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded156220-0.0-
Teamsters71112,173-18.87%18.0-12.21%
SEIU57294,4658.88%24.016.65%
IAM36215,038441.78%10.5-56.61%
IUOE238217-15.54%10.0-8.88%
IBEW16-1463-74.37%15.036.63%
UFCW14-1927-25.53%54.582.14%
USW145347-16.65%14.5-59.94%
NUHW85189-76.59%13.0-95.46%
UAW831,191-77.70%39.5-48.84%
AFSCME7176632.19%24.0-67.71%
SPFPA72351-27.75%11.0-84.36%
IATSE63223-2.22%42.0-47.73%
AFT531,027916.86%41.0-18.87%
CWA5159-82.14%13.0-72.15%
IUJAT54129545.01%8.0-59.94%
OPEIU5245015.54%45.0-75.48%
SMART52309493.95%62.0519.48%
ATU411526.66%26.5-12.21%
IAFF4493-15.0-
UE4379243.09%11.0-52.17%
LIUNA30548376.29%15.0-42.18%
RWDSU3-4161-17.76%42.0179.82%
UGSOA33184-15.0-
BAC2231-15.5-
IFPTE2248-24.0-
Multiple2295-47.5-
NNU2-367-92.13%33.5-58.83%
SSOBA207553.28%37.553.28%
United Federation LEOS-PBA2058-14.43%29.0-14.43%
WU2123292.13%116.0-4.44%
FCGOA1118-18.0-
ILWU1-14-95.46%4.0-91.02%
IUPAT115-5.0-
IWW117-7.0-
Ironworkers11243-243.0-
NAGE1152-52.0-
NEA1117-17.0-
NLJSP1054-25.53%54.0-25.53%
SAG-AFTRA1015-89.91%15.0-89.91%
UA11215-215.0-
UNITE HERE1-18144.40%81.0189.81%
USPOA1024139.86%24.0139.86%
AFM0-10-0.0-
NATCA0-10-0.0-
NewsGuild0-20-0.0-
UWUA0-20-0.0-

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.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded143-117033.0
Teamsters61-83384618.0
SEIU310252,20226.0
IAM251211,1048.0
IUOE234181538.5
IBEW16-151,46712.0
UFCW13-6740342.0
USW10-546013.5
CWA6549510.5
AFSCME50440988.0
OPEIU5211111.0
SMART52316221.0
UAW5038531.0
AFT41422538.0
ATU4-1210452.0
IATSE4216262.0
SPFPA4-229547.5
United Federation LEOS-PBA43322252.0
IUJAT3223015.0
SSOBA3312626.0
UNITE HERE3229346.5
IAFF2226331.5
IFPTE2224824.0
LIUNA2-5199.0
NLJSP22212663.0
NNU2-22210105.0
NUHW202278139.0
NewsGuild2211818.0
RWDSU2-4000.0
SAG-AFTRA22216482.0
UGSOA211162162.0
WU21000.0
AFM1119191.0
FCGOA1111818.0
ILWU1015151.0
IWW11177.0
Ironworkers111243243.0
UA111215215.0
UE1012323.0
USPOA1111010.0
UWUA10000.0
APWU0-1000.0
IBB0-1000.0
IUPAT0-1000.0
Multiple0-3000.0
NAGE0-1000.0
NATCA0-1000.0
NEA0-1000.0
NYSNA0-1000.0
PASNAP0-1000.0
TWU0-1000.0
URSO0-1000.0

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