3rd Quarter

2018, 3rd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 3rd 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 3rd quarter of 2018 354 petitions for new units were filed, a -12.59% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 19 with a total of 29,560 workers across all units, a 53.61% increase 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 136 -15 13,391 105.45% 19.5 8.88%
Teamsters 59 8 2,116 -4.44% 13.0 -18.87%
IAM 21 -9 1,266 33.30% 51.0 228.66%
SEIU 19 -7 1,527 -15.54% 43.0 53.28%
IUOE 18 -7 220 -18.87% 7.0 0.00%
UFCW 14 -2 715 -32.19% 17.5 21.09%
IBEW 12 -7 416 -42.18% 12.0 -55.50%
UAW 12 9 3,630 7,791.09% 65.5 719.28%
USW 6 1 638 95.46% 86.0 17.76%
AFSCME 5 0 314 -12.21% 82.0 5.55%
ATU 3 -4 177 -31.08% 22.0 -26.64%
CWA 3 -1 529 434.01% 25.0 11.10%
IFPTE 3 3 57 - 10.0 -
LIUNA 3 2 933 1,537.35% 362.0 535.02%
NUHW 3 2 59 1,867.02% 14.0 366.30%
OPEIU 3 3 58 - 21.0 -
RWDSU 3 0 1,451 1,511.82% 60.0 445.11%
SMART 3 1 140 -84.36% 52.0 -88.80%
SPFPA 3 -3 279 25.53% 21.0 -42.18%
AFT 2 0 188 1,989.12% 94.0 1,989.12%
IATSE 2 -5 17 -93.24% 8.5 -83.25%
IBB 2 1 130 59.94% 65.0 -19.98%
ILWU 2 -1 115 -6.66% 57.5 721.50%
IUPAT 2 2 36 - 18.0 -
NNU 2 1 847 130.98% 423.5 15.54%
SAG-AFTRA 2 2 9 - 4.5 -
UA 2 0 46 283.05% 23.0 283.05%
UGSOA 2 0 37 -73.26% 18.5 -73.26%
APWU 1 1 46 - 46.0 -
IUJAT 1 0 8 -91.02% 8.0 -91.02%
Ironworkers 1 0 34 -69.93% 34.0 -69.93%
NYSNA 1 0 4 -73.26% 4.0 -73.26%
NewsGuild 1 0 91 145.41% 91.0 145.41%
UBC 1 0 23 -79.92% 23.0 -79.92%
UNITE HERE 1 -6 13 -98.79% 13.0 -78.81%
FCGOA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IWW 0 -4 0 - 0.0 -
Multiple 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NABET 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NAGE 0 -4 0 - 0.0 -
NATCA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
NEA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
USPOA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UWUA 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
WU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 3rd quarter of 2018 367 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 52.59% closed with a certification order, creating 193 total new units. This was a -6.76% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 9,176 workers, which is a -51.23% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 15 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 141 1 32 2,268 25.0
Teamsters 47 -19 34 816 14.0
IAM 28 7 22 424 6.0
SEIU 25 -4 21 1,554 43.0
IUOE 21 -2 16 124 7.0
IBEW 14 -7 10 452 14.5
UFCW 13 -10 6 219 14.0
SPFPA 7 2 5 625 56.0
UAW 7 2 4 81 19.5
USW 7 -1 4 247 63.5
IATSE 5 2 3 19 7.0
LIUNA 5 4 3 594 58.0
UNITE HERE 5 -2 4 1,003 68.5
CWA 3 -3 2 22 11.0
IFPTE 3 2 3 57 10.0
NAGE 3 2 2 104 52.0
NUHW 3 2 3 59 14.0
UA 3 2 3 49 14.0
UBC 3 3 1 112 112.0
UGSOA 3 2 3 158 21.0
AFT 2 -2 0 0 0.0
IUJAT 2 1 1 8 8.0
IUPAT 2 0 1 24 24.0
Ironworkers 2 2 0 0 0.0
NATCA 2 2 2 7 3.5
OPEIU 2 2 1 21 21.0
APWU 1 1 1 46 46.0
ATU 1 -8 0 0 0.0
IBB 1 0 1 25 25.0
ILWU 1 -1 1 3 3.0
IWW 1 -3 1 10 10.0
NYSNA 1 -1 1 4 4.0
NewsGuild 1 0 1 37 37.0
SMART 1 -1 0 0 0.0
USPOA 1 1 1 4 4.0
AFSCME 0 -12 0 0 0.0
BAC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
BCTGM 0 -2 0 0 0.0
FCGOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IUEC 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NABET 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NEA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NLJSP 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NNU 0 -2 0 0 0.0
RWDSU 0 -4 0 0 0.0
SAG-AFTRA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UMWA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
URSO 0 -2 0 0 0.0
UWUA 0 -3 0 0 0.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
WU 0 -1 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Dec 2 2022 02:08 UTC