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 405 petitions for new units were filed, a 4.65% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 20 with a total of 22,234 workers across all units, a -0.43% decrease from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded126-56,89542.18%19.026.64%
Teamsters6512,110-16.65%19.0-13.32%
SEIU28-3870-66.60%10.5-69.93%
IAM2491,385168.72%21.595.46%
IUOE231547115.44%10.043.29%
UFCW1941,172-5.55%41.0-4.44%
IBEW1811,46616.65%28.0-3.33%
AFSCME82579175.38%39.0116.55%
USW8-2375-41.07%39.567.71%
AFT75161-55.50%26.0-85.47%
ATU74342112.11%13.0-64.38%
CWA6-4208-81.03%19.5-83.25%
SPFPA64495628.26%51.551.06%
UAW51278-87.69%19.0-93.24%
UNITE HERE4-3147-87.69%30.5-55.50%
URSO31186377.40%16.0-17.76%
AFM2267-33.5-
BCTGM21191389.61%95.5145.41%
IFPTE2-3105-72.15%52.537.74%
IUEC2232-16.0-
IUJAT2126-36.63%13.0-68.82%
IUPAT20316.66%15.56.66%
IWW2149157.62%24.528.86%
Insulators21138.88%6.5-45.51%
NNU2-135169.93%175.5308.58%
NewsGuild2021-95.46%10.5-95.46%
OPEIU2245-22.5-
RWDSU20261492.84%130.5492.84%
SMART2215-7.5-
UBC22222-111.0-
United Federation LEOS-PBA2-1491591.63%245.51,945.83%
ILA115-5.0-
ILWU1189-89.0-
Ironworkers11201-201.0-
LIUNA1-19-87.69%9.0-76.59%
Multiple1066-73.26%66.0-73.26%
NAGE1-222-94.35%22.0-74.37%
NATCA113-3.0-
NEA1034-24.42%34.0-24.42%
NLJSP1114-14.0-
NYSNA102,153677.10%2,153.0677.10%
Other104-85.47%4.0-85.47%
SAG-AFTRA1119-19.0-
SSOBA1128-28.0-
UA1-114-22.20%14.055.50%
UE1018364.38%183.064.38%
UGSOA1-223-45.51%23.076.59%
UWUA1134-34.0-
WU1-1197-44.40%197.011.10%
FCGOA0-10-0.0-
IATSE0-10-0.0-
IBB0-10-0.0-
NABET0-20-0.0-
NUHW0-20-0.0-
UMWA0-10-0.0-

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.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded121-161786417.0
Teamsters664421,14114.0
SEIU23-191633710.0
IUOE22-8171967.0
IAM21-41433613.0
UFCW173851241.5
IBEW12-1135318.0
CWA119111,078112.0
UNITE HERE9611919.0
AFSCME8-435716.0
USW80416740.0
AFT76617833.0
ATU63425361.5
UAW5-3144.0
IFPTE3-2332763.0
Insulators3211212.0
NewsGuild33347474.0
SPFPA3-3310524.0
AFM2226733.5
IUJAT2111919.0
IUPAT2222914.5
IWW2111919.0
NAGE20210854.0
NEA2027939.5
NUHW2-112020.0
OPEIU2124522.5
RWDSU2-1177.0
URSO21219999.5
United Federation LEOS-PBA2-225929.5
BCTGM10000.0
IATSE1-1177.0
IBB10000.0
ILA11000.0
ILWU1-113434.0
Ironworkers101201201.0
LIUNA1-2000.0
Multiple1-1000.0
NATCA11133.0
NNU1-5000.0
Other10144.0
SMART1-21219219.0
SSOBA1112828.0
UA10177.0
UBC1-215050.0
UE101183183.0
UWUA11000.0
WU10000.0
BAC0-1000.0
FCGOA0-1000.0
NABET0-3000.0
NYSNA0-1000.0
SAG-AFTRA0-1000.0
UGSOA0-6000.0
UMWA0-1000.0

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