4th Quarter

2017, 4th Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 4th 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 4th quarter of 2017 387 petitions for new units were filed, a -25.43% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 20 with a total of 22,331 workers across all units, a -17.95% decrease from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded131-374,831-17.76%15.0-18.87%
Teamsters64-12,5318.88%22.015.54%
SEIU31-162,566-8.88%35.025.53%
IUOE22-3254-6.66%7.0-22.20%
IBEW17-91,25671.04%29.075.48%
IAM15-16516-56.61%11.0-35.52%
UFCW15-61,24343.29%43.0258.63%
CWA1091,0821,157.73%115.033.30%
USW10-1639-51.06%23.5-71.04%
UNITE HERE741,1591,071.15%69.097.68%
AFSCME6-10210-74.37%18.0-2.22%
IFPTE52372389.61%38.073.26%
UAW4-42,202-53.28%263.548.84%
ATU3-116159.94%37.029.97%
NAGE3141947.73%86.0-38.85%
NNU3-3207-91.02%43.0-86.58%
UGSOA3-342-68.82%13.0-43.29%
United Federation LEOS-PBA3-271-69.93%12.0-59.94%
AFT2-2364349.65%182.0727.05%
IUPAT2229-14.5-
LIUNA2076-17.76%38.0-17.76%
NABET211272,016.87%63.5957.93%
NUHW2-464-75.48%32.056.61%
NewsGuild21463465.09%231.5182.04%
RWDSU2-1244-72.15%22.0132.09%
SPFPA2-468-36.63%34.0172.05%
UA2218-9.0-
URSO2239-19.5-
WU22353-176.5-
BCTGM1-139-68.82%39.0-36.63%
FCGOA1015-88.80%15.0-88.80%
IATSE1-17-49.95%7.00.00%
IBB1-249-88.80%49.0-68.82%
IUJAT1-141-64.38%41.0-28.86%
IWW1-119-45.51%19.08.88%
Insulators1012-88.80%12.0-88.80%
Multiple1-12471,199.91%247.02,499.72%
NEA1045220.89%45.0220.89%
NYSNA11277-277.0-
Other1127-27.0-
UE11111-111.0-
UMWA1036-34.41%36.0-34.41%
AWPPU0-10-0.0-
IAFF0-10-0.0-
ILWU0-20-0.0-
Ironworkers0-10-0.0-
NATCA0-10-0.0-
OPEIU0-40-0.0-
PASNAP0-10-0.0-
SMART0-60-0.0-
SSOBA0-10-0.0-
UBC0-10-0.0-
USCSO0-10-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 4th quarter of 2017 442 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 52.71% closed with a certification order, creating 233 total new units. This was a -4.90% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 15,388 workers, which is a 22.15% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 20 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded137-33191,00832.0
Teamsters62-1351,04819.0
SEIU42-11372,82535.0
IUOE3012212267.0
IAM2501963910.0
IBEW23-11424110.5
UFCW14-6853749.5
AFSCME1251160619.0
UAW8-134,842375.0
USW80613523.5
NNU61552291.0
SPFPA615929.0
UGSOA6358910.0
IFPTE54516232.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA42313412.0
ATU3122512.5
LIUNA3-215555.0
NABET33212763.5
NUHW3-2317844.0
RWDSU3-1122211.0
SMART3-212222.0
UBC3333411.0
UNITE HERE30320869.0
CWA21211658.0
IATSE2-113939.0
ILWU2022010.0
Multiple212257128.5
NAGE212238119.0
NEA2212323.0
AFT1-51352352.0
BAC11000.0
BCTGM1-1000.0
FCGOA1-211515.0
IBB10000.0
IUJAT101102102.0
IWW10144.0
Insulators101107107.0
Ironworkers1011212.0
NYSNA111277277.0
OPEIU1-3000.0
Other1112727.0
SAG-AFTRA1111515.0
UA1-3000.0
UE10000.0
UMWA11000.0
URSO11177.0
WU11000.0
AWPPU0-1000.0
IAFF0-2000.0
ILA0-1000.0
IUPAT0-1000.0
NATCA0-1000.0
NewsGuild0-1000.0
PASNAP0-1000.0
SSOBA0-1000.0
USCSO0-2000.0
UWA0-1000.0

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