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

National Total Units Filed Change in Units Total Workers Change in Total Workers Median Unit Size Change in Median Unit
Uncoded 168 25 5,871 - 18.5 -
Teamsters 65 2 2,324 -32.19% 19.0 -5.55%
SEIU 47 6 2,818 -41.07% 28.0 -15.54%
IAM 31 8 1,201 -15.54% 17.0 -28.86%
IBEW 26 14 732 134.31% 16.5 -21.09%
IUOE 25 -2 272 -25.53% 9.0 12.21%
UFCW 21 4 867 -48.84% 12.0 -63.27%
AFSCME 16 10 829 196.47% 18.5 -39.96%
RWDSU 14 11 156 280.83% 9.5 -36.63%
USW 11 -3 1,314 -27.75% 81.0 51.06%
UAW 8 3 4,737 919.08% 177.5 407.37%
NNU 6 3 2,441 331.89% 328.0 118.77%
NUHW 6 0 266 -15.54% 20.5 -28.86%
SMART 6 3 121 -29.97% 19.5 -35.52%
SPFPA 6 -3 107 -56.61% 12.5 -49.95%
UGSOA 6 6 133 - 23.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 5 2 236 180.93% 30.0 -6.66%
AFT 4 -4 81 -71.04% 22.0 -37.74%
ATU 4 3 101 71.04% 28.5 -52.17%
OPEIU 4 4 259 - 45.0 -
IBB 3 3 422 - 156.0 -
IFPTE 3 3 76 - 22.0 -
UNITE HERE 3 2 99 -72.15% 35.0 -89.91%
BCTGM 2 1 124 589.41% 62.0 244.20%
IATSE 2 0 14 -85.47% 7.0 -85.47%
ILWU 2 -2 46 35.52% 23.0 187.59%
IUJAT 2 2 116 - 58.0 -
IWW 2 1 35 75.48% 17.5 -12.21%
LIUNA 2 -4 92 -81.03% 46.0 -14.43%
Multiple 2 1 19 -5.55% 9.5 -52.17%
NAGE 2 1 283 150.96% 141.5 25.53%
AWPPU 1 1 9 - 9.0 -
CWA 1 -2 86 65.49% 86.0 309.69%
FCGOA 1 -1 128 -22.20% 128.0 55.50%
IAFF 1 -1 6 -86.58% 6.0 -74.37%
Insulators 1 0 107 281.94% 107.0 281.94%
Ironworkers 1 -1 12 -77.70% 12.0 -56.61%
NABET 1 1 6 - 6.0 -
NATCA 1 1 5 - 5.0 -
NEA 1 -1 14 -75.48% 14.0 -49.95%
NewsGuild 1 1 82 - 82.0 -
PASNAP 1 1 378 - 378.0 -
SSOBA 1 1 24 - 24.0 -
UBC 1 -1 11 -95.46% 11.0 -91.02%
UMWA 1 1 55 - 55.0 -
USCSO 1 -1 101 460.65% 101.0 1,022.31%
BAC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
ILA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NYSNA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UA 0 -4 0 - 0.0 -
URSO 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
WU 0 -1 0 - 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.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 170 11 18 1,132 18.0
Teamsters 63 -2 38 775 14.5
SEIU 53 -2 41 2,485 14.0
IAM 25 -8 20 1,024 15.5
IBEW 24 7 10 221 18.5
UFCW 20 1 12 449 22.0
IUOE 18 -7 16 137 6.0
RWDSU 14 10 10 184 15.0
UAW 9 6 7 1,690 35.0
USW 8 -10 4 188 38.5
AFSCME 7 -1 6 142 15.0
AFT 6 0 6 174 22.5
LIUNA 5 0 3 396 58.0
NNU 5 -1 3 1,784 345.0
NUHW 5 -6 5 161 6.0
SMART 5 2 4 81 21.5
SPFPA 5 -4 5 90 7.0
OPEIU 4 4 4 305 68.0
UA 4 4 2 18 9.0
FCGOA 3 3 2 286 143.0
IATSE 3 1 2 14 7.0
UGSOA 3 2 3 73 26.0
UNITE HERE 3 2 3 99 35.0
ATU 2 0 1 27 27.0
BCTGM 2 2 2 128 64.0
IAFF 2 0 0 0 0.0
ILWU 2 0 2 20 10.0
USCSO 2 1 2 110 55.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 2 -1 2 59 29.5
AWPPU 1 1 1 9 9.0
CWA 1 -4 1 24 24.0
IBB 1 1 0 0 0.0
IFPTE 1 1 0 0 0.0
ILA 1 1 0 0 0.0
IUJAT 1 -2 1 14 14.0
IUPAT 1 1 0 0 0.0
IWW 1 0 1 31 31.0
Insulators 1 1 1 28 28.0
Ironworkers 1 0 1 30 30.0
Multiple 1 -3 1 9 9.0
NAGE 1 -1 1 59 59.0
NATCA 1 1 0 0 0.0
NewsGuild 1 1 1 82 82.0
PASNAP 1 1 0 0 0.0
SSOBA 1 0 1 24 24.0
UE 1 -2 1 16 16.0
UWA 1 0 1 20 20.0
BAC 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NEA 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NYSNA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UBC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
URSO 0 -1 0 0 0.0
USPOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
WU 0 -1 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Jun 29 2022 02:39 UTC