2nd Quarter

2017, 2nd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 2nd 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 2nd quarter of 2017 429 petitions for new units were filed, a -11.00% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 24 with a total of 30,621 workers across all units, a -0.57% 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 143 -13 0 - 0.0 -
Teamsters 63 -7 3,449 62.16% 20.0 11.10%
SEIU 41 -16 4,795 7.77% 33.0 37.74%
IUOE 27 4 363 67.71% 8.0 -19.98%
IAM 23 -11 1,424 -72.15% 24.0 108.78%
UFCW 17 4 1,680 102.12% 33.0 -21.09%
USW 14 0 1,832 428.46% 53.5 268.62%
IBEW 12 -3 312 -31.08% 21.0 39.96%
SPFPA 9 2 248 -28.86% 25.0 127.65%
AFT 8 4 281 -18.87% 35.5 1.11%
AFSCME 6 -1 280 -63.27% 31.0 28.86%
LIUNA 6 4 499 -6.66% 53.5 -79.92%
NUHW 6 -2 314 66.60% 29.0 123.21%
UAW 5 -3 465 -61.05% 35.0 -11.10%
ILWU 4 4 34 - 8.0 -
UA 4 3 35 -83.25% 9.0 -95.46%
CWA 3 -2 52 -12.21% 21.0 61.05%
NNU 3 1 565 743.70% 150.0 347.43%
RWDSU 3 1 41 -65.49% 15.0 -74.37%
SMART 3 -2 173 -44.40% 30.0 -51.06%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 3 1 84 44.40% 32.0 9.99%
FCGOA 2 1 165 816.96% 82.5 358.53%
IAFF 2 -2 46 -51.06% 23.0 53.28%
IATSE 2 -4 98 -55.50% 49.0 16.65%
Ironworkers 2 1 55 -77.70% 27.5 -88.80%
NEA 2 1 56 229.77% 28.0 64.38%
UBC 2 2 231 - 115.5 -
USCSO 2 2 18 - 9.0 -
ATU 1 -3 59 -61.05% 59.0 122.10%
BAC 1 -1 13 -57.72% 13.0 -16.65%
BCTGM 1 1 18 - 18.0 -
ILA 1 1 22 - 22.0 -
IWW 1 0 20 185.37% 20.0 185.37%
Insulators 1 1 28 - 28.0 -
Multiple 1 -1 20 -78.81% 20.0 -57.72%
NAGE 1 0 113 117.66% 113.0 117.66%
NYSNA 1 1 3 - 3.0 -
UNITE HERE 1 0 360 344.10% 360.0 344.10%
URSO 1 1 4 - 4.0 -
WU 1 -1 20 -91.02% 20.0 -83.25%
IFPTE 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
IUJAT 0 -5 0 - 0.0 -
IUPAT 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NLJSP 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
OPEIU 0 -5 0 - 0.0 -
SAG-AFTRA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
SSOBA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
UGSOA 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
USPOA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 2nd quarter of 2017 490 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 52.86% closed with a certification order, creating 259 total new units. This was a 43.09% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 12,139 workers, which is a 10.26% 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 159 18 18 0 27.5
Teamsters 65 6 46 1,687 14.0
SEIU 55 25 42 2,493 20.0
IAM 33 8 24 1,561 19.0
IUOE 25 2 20 164 8.0
UFCW 19 7 11 1,470 84.0
USW 18 8 10 299 14.5
IBEW 17 1 12 298 20.0
NUHW 11 9 10 347 13.0
SPFPA 9 5 6 160 12.0
AFSCME 8 4 6 132 24.5
AFT 6 2 6 426 37.0
NNU 6 4 5 868 106.0
CWA 5 -1 3 41 13.0
LIUNA 5 3 3 38 15.0
Multiple 4 4 2 298 149.0
RWDSU 4 2 3 69 17.0
IUJAT 3 0 3 115 20.0
SMART 3 -2 2 120 60.0
UAW 3 -2 2 48 24.0
UE 3 2 2 58 29.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 3 -1 2 72 36.0
ATU 2 -2 1 3 3.0
BAC 2 2 1 17 17.0
IAFF 2 0 1 42 42.0
IATSE 2 -2 2 29 14.5
ILWU 2 1 2 10 5.0
NAGE 2 2 2 165 82.5
NEA 2 2 1 33 33.0
IWW 1 0 1 20 20.0
Ironworkers 1 0 1 25 25.0
NYSNA 1 1 1 3 3.0
SSOBA 1 -2 1 28 28.0
UBC 1 1 0 0 0.0
UGSOA 1 -1 1 15 15.0
UNITE HERE 1 -2 1 360 360.0
URSO 1 1 1 4 4.0
USCSO 1 1 1 9 9.0
USPOA 1 0 1 24 24.0
UWA 1 1 1 7 7.0
WU 1 -1 1 20 20.0
AFM 0 -1 0 0 0.0
FCGOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IFPTE 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NLJSP 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NewsGuild 0 -2 0 0 0.0
OPEIU 0 -5 0 0 0.0
SAG-AFTRA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UWUA 0 -1 0 0 0.0

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