3rd Quarter

2017, 3rd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 3rd 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 3rd quarter of 2017 519 petitions for new units were filed, a 20.98% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 19 with a total of 27,216 workers across all units, a -11.12% decrease from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded168255,871-18.5-
Teamsters6522,324-32.19%19.0-5.55%
SEIU4762,818-41.07%28.0-15.54%
IAM3181,201-15.54%17.0-28.86%
IBEW2614732134.31%16.5-21.09%
IUOE25-2272-25.53%9.012.21%
UFCW214867-48.84%12.0-63.27%
AFSCME1610829196.47%18.5-39.96%
RWDSU1411156280.83%9.5-36.63%
USW11-31,314-27.75%81.051.06%
UAW834,737919.08%177.5407.37%
NNU632,441331.89%328.0118.77%
NUHW60266-15.54%20.5-28.86%
SMART63121-29.97%19.5-35.52%
SPFPA6-3107-56.61%12.5-49.95%
UGSOA66133-23.0-
United Federation LEOS-PBA52236180.93%30.0-6.66%
AFT4-481-71.04%22.0-37.74%
ATU4310171.04%28.5-52.17%
OPEIU44259-45.0-
IBB33422-156.0-
IFPTE3376-22.0-
UNITE HERE3299-72.15%35.0-89.91%
BCTGM21124589.41%62.0244.20%
IATSE2014-85.47%7.0-85.47%
ILWU2-24635.52%23.0187.59%
IUJAT22116-58.0-
IWW213575.48%17.5-12.21%
LIUNA2-492-81.03%46.0-14.43%
Multiple2119-5.55%9.5-52.17%
NAGE21283150.96%141.525.53%
AWPPU119-9.0-
CWA1-28665.49%86.0309.69%
FCGOA1-1128-22.20%128.055.50%
IAFF1-16-86.58%6.0-74.37%
Insulators10107281.94%107.0281.94%
Ironworkers1-112-77.70%12.0-56.61%
NABET116-6.0-
NATCA115-5.0-
NEA1-114-75.48%14.0-49.95%
NewsGuild1182-82.0-
PASNAP11378-378.0-
SSOBA1124-24.0-
UBC1-111-95.46%11.0-91.02%
UMWA1155-55.0-
USCSO1-1101460.65%101.01,022.31%
BAC0-10-0.0-
ILA0-10-0.0-
NYSNA0-10-0.0-
UA0-40-0.0-
URSO0-10-0.0-
WU0-10-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 3rd quarter of 2017 492 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 49.80% closed with a certification order, creating 245 total new units. This was a -5.41% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 12,598 workers, which is a 3.78% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 18 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded17012181,13218.0
Teamsters63-23877514.5
SEIU53-2412,48514.0
IAM25-8201,02415.5
IBEW2471022118.5
UFCW2011244922.0
IUOE18-7161376.0
RWDSU14101018415.0
UAW9671,69035.0
USW8-10418838.5
AFSCME7-1614215.0
AFT6-1617422.5
LIUNA50339658.0
NNU5-131,784345.0
NUHW5-651616.0
SMART5248121.5
SPFPA5-45907.0
OPEIU44430568.0
UA442189.0
FCGOA332286143.0
IATSE312147.0
UGSOA3237326.0
UNITE HERE3239935.0
ATU2012727.0
BCTGM22212864.0
IAFF20000.0
ILWU2022010.0
USCSO21211055.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA2-125929.5
AWPPU11199.0
CWA1-412424.0
IBB11000.0
IFPTE11000.0
ILA11000.0
IUJAT1-211414.0
IUPAT11000.0
IWW1013131.0
Insulators1112828.0
Ironworkers1013030.0
Multiple1-3199.0
NAGE1-115959.0
NATCA11000.0
NewsGuild1118282.0
PASNAP11000.0
SSOBA1012424.0
UE1-211616.0
UWA1012020.0
BAC0-2000.0
NEA0-2000.0
NYSNA0-1000.0
UBC0-1000.0
URSO0-1000.0
USPOA0-1000.0
WU0-1000.0

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