2017 Union Filing Report

In 2017 there were 1,906 representation cases filed1 and 1,903 closed. Of those cases that were closed in 2017 50.3% led to the certification of a union. The median bargaining unit for successful cases had 19 workers. In total this led to approximately 54,989 new workers with union representation.

By Union

1 Of those filed during the year

By State

1 Of those filed during the year


  1. This only includes cases with a single union filed, excluding the rare cases with multiple unions in an election.↩︎