1st Quarter

2018, 1st Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 1st quarter of 2018. 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 1st quarter of 2018 406 petitions for new units were filed, a 4.91% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 20 with a total of 22,272 workers across all units, a -0.26% 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 128 -3 7,130 47.73% 21.5 43.29%
Teamsters 65 1 2,110 -16.65% 19.0 -13.32%
SEIU 28 -3 870 -66.60% 10.5 -69.93%
IAM 24 9 1,385 168.72% 21.5 95.46%
IUOE 23 1 547 115.44% 10.0 43.29%
UFCW 19 4 1,172 -5.55% 41.0 -4.44%
IBEW 18 1 1,466 16.65% 28.0 -3.33%
AFSCME 8 2 579 175.38% 39.0 116.55%
USW 8 -2 375 -41.07% 39.5 67.71%
AFT 7 5 161 -55.50% 26.0 -85.47%
ATU 7 4 342 112.11% 13.0 -64.38%
CWA 6 -4 208 -81.03% 19.5 -83.25%
SPFPA 6 4 495 628.26% 51.5 51.06%
UAW 5 1 278 -87.69% 19.0 -93.24%
UNITE HERE 4 -3 147 -87.69% 30.5 -55.50%
URSO 3 1 186 377.40% 16.0 -17.76%
AFM 2 2 67 - 33.5 -
BCTGM 2 1 191 389.61% 95.5 145.41%
IFPTE 2 -3 105 -72.15% 52.5 37.74%
IUEC 2 2 32 - 16.0 -
IUJAT 2 1 26 -36.63% 13.0 -68.82%
IUPAT 2 0 31 6.66% 15.5 6.66%
IWW 2 1 49 157.62% 24.5 28.86%
Insulators 2 1 13 8.88% 6.5 -45.51%
NNU 2 -1 351 69.93% 175.5 308.58%
NewsGuild 2 0 21 -95.46% 10.5 -95.46%
OPEIU 2 2 45 - 22.5 -
RWDSU 2 0 261 492.84% 130.5 492.84%
SMART 2 2 15 - 7.5 -
UBC 2 2 222 - 111.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 2 -1 491 591.63% 245.5 1,945.83%
ILA 1 1 5 - 5.0 -
ILWU 1 1 89 - 89.0 -
Ironworkers 1 1 201 - 201.0 -
LIUNA 1 -1 9 -87.69% 9.0 -76.59%
Multiple 1 0 66 -73.26% 66.0 -73.26%
NAGE 1 -2 22 -94.35% 22.0 -74.37%
NATCA 1 1 3 - 3.0 -
NEA 1 0 34 -24.42% 34.0 -24.42%
NLJSP 1 1 14 - 14.0 -
NYSNA 1 0 2,153 677.10% 2,153.0 677.10%
Other 1 0 4 -85.47% 4.0 -85.47%
SAG-AFTRA 1 1 19 - 19.0 -
SSOBA 1 1 28 - 28.0 -
UA 1 -1 14 -22.20% 14.0 55.50%
UE 1 0 183 64.38% 183.0 64.38%
UGSOA 1 -2 23 -45.51% 23.0 76.59%
UWUA 1 1 34 - 34.0 -
FCGOA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IATSE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IBB 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NABET 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
NUHW 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
UMWA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
WU 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2018 388 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 47.68% closed with a certification order, creating 185 total new units. This was a -20.60% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 7,500 workers, which is a -51.26% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 17 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 121 -16 17 864 17.0
Teamsters 66 4 42 1,141 14.0
SEIU 23 -19 16 337 10.0
IUOE 22 -8 17 196 7.0
IAM 21 -4 14 336 13.0
UFCW 17 3 8 512 41.5
IBEW 12 -11 3 53 18.0
CWA 11 9 11 1,078 112.0
UNITE HERE 9 6 1 19 19.0
AFSCME 8 -4 3 57 16.0
USW 8 0 4 167 40.0
AFT 7 6 6 178 33.0
ATU 6 3 4 253 61.5
UAW 5 -3 1 4 4.0
IFPTE 3 -2 3 327 63.0
Insulators 3 2 1 12 12.0
NewsGuild 3 3 3 474 74.0
SPFPA 3 -3 3 105 24.0
AFM 2 2 2 67 33.5
IUJAT 2 1 1 19 19.0
IUPAT 2 2 2 29 14.5
IWW 2 1 1 19 19.0
NAGE 2 0 2 108 54.0
NEA 2 0 2 79 39.5
NUHW 2 -1 1 20 20.0
OPEIU 2 1 2 45 22.5
RWDSU 2 -1 1 7 7.0
URSO 2 1 2 199 99.5
United Federation LEOS-PBA 2 -2 2 59 29.5
BCTGM 1 0 0 0 0.0
IATSE 1 -1 1 7 7.0
IBB 1 0 0 0 0.0
ILA 1 1 0 0 0.0
ILWU 1 -1 1 34 34.0
Ironworkers 1 0 1 201 201.0
LIUNA 1 -2 0 0 0.0
Multiple 1 -1 0 0 0.0
NATCA 1 1 1 3 3.0
NNU 1 -5 0 0 0.0
Other 1 0 1 4 4.0
SMART 1 -2 1 219 219.0
SSOBA 1 1 1 28 28.0
UA 1 0 1 7 7.0
UBC 1 -2 1 50 50.0
UE 1 0 1 183 183.0
UWUA 1 1 0 0 0.0
WU 1 0 0 0 0.0
BAC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
FCGOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NABET 0 -3 0 0 0.0
NYSNA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
SAG-AFTRA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UGSOA 0 -6 0 0 0.0
UMWA 0 -1 0 0 0.0

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