4th Quarter

2018, 4th Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 4th 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 4th quarter of 2018 329 petitions for new units were filed, a -7.06% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 23 with a total of 20,472 workers across all units, a -30.74% decrease from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded110-266,093-54.39%20.02.22%
Teamsters52-72,3048.88%19.046.62%
IUOE257563155.40%10.043.29%
SEIU2342,66674.37%36.0-16.65%
IBEW17552826.64%22.083.25%
IAM12-9211-83.25%18.0-64.38%
UFCW11-3614-14.43%24.036.63%
AFSCME50244-22.20%8.0-89.91%
NNU531,31154.39%23.0-94.35%
UAW5-71,329-63.27%250.0281.94%
AFT42532183.15%113.521.09%
ATU4131778.81%83.0277.50%
IATSE423171,764.90%81.5859.14%
RWDSU41643-55.50%55.5-7.77%
USW4-2186-71.04%42.5-51.06%
CWA3097-82.14%32.027.75%
Insulators33169-53.0-
SAG-AFTRA3196966.81%5.011.10%
SPFPA30232-16.65%73.0247.53%
UGSOA3180116.55%15.0-18.87%
United Federation LEOS-PBA33313-94.0-
FCGOA2287-43.5-
IUPAT2020-44.40%10.0-44.40%
Multiple2274-37.0-
OPEIU2-18749.95%43.5107.67%
UA2034-26.64%17.0-26.64%
UBC2190290.82%45.095.46%
UNITE HERE212441,777.11%122.0838.05%
WU22332-166.0-
ILA1118-18.0-
IUJAT107-12.21%7.0-12.21%
IWW1125-25.0-
LIUNA1-25-99.90%5.0-98.79%
NAGE1189-89.0-
NYSNA102686,600.06%268.06,600.06%
NewsGuild1080-12.21%80.0-12.21%
PASNAP1163-63.0-
SMART1-212-91.02%12.0-76.59%
UWUA1192-92.0-
APWU0-10-0.0-
IBB0-20-0.0-
IFPTE0-30-0.0-
ILWU0-20-0.0-
Ironworkers0-10-0.0-
NUHW0-30-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 4th quarter of 2018 369 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 49.86% closed with a certification order, creating 184 total new units. This was a -4.66% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 12,856 workers, which is a 40.10% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 24 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded131-102294124.0
Teamsters547371,09913.0
SEIU272191,85244.0
IUOE2321845811.0
UFCW163722517.0
IAM15-131154918.0
IBEW15191398.0
AFSCME1010757882.0
UAW9273,063197.0
ATU76643765.5
NNU6641,414423.5
AFT53429664.0
USW5-2321777.0
RWDSU4415050.0
SAG-AFTRA442105.0
SPFPA4-328442.0
UGSOA4149615.5
OPEIU3128643.0
CWA2-1000.0
IATSE2-3216381.5
ILWU2117070.0
IUPAT2022010.0
Multiple2227437.0
NewsGuild21217185.5
UNITE HERE2-31127127.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA2212424.0
FCGOA1117878.0
IBB101105105.0
ILA1111818.0
IUJAT1-1177.0
IWW1012525.0
Insulators11000.0
NYSNA101268268.0
PASNAP1116363.0
UBC1-2000.0
UWUA11000.0
WU1114949.0
APWU0-1000.0
IFPTE0-3000.0
Ironworkers0-2000.0
LIUNA0-5000.0
NAGE0-3000.0
NATCA0-2000.0
NUHW0-3000.0
SMART0-1000.0
UA0-3000.0
USPOA0-1000.0

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