1st Quarter

2019, 1st Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 1st quarter of 2019. 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 2019 380 petitions for new units were filed, a 15.50% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 18 with a total of 18,952 workers across all units, a -7.42% decrease from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded150406,3584.44%16.0-19.98%
Teamsters49-31,892-17.76%17.0-9.99%
IAM35231,455589.41%17.0-5.55%
SEIU22-11,270-52.17%11.0-69.93%
IBEW14-3312-41.07%17.0-22.20%
IUOE14-11196-65.49%12.019.98%
USW1281,303600.51%71.066.60%
UAW1162,64698.79%239.0-4.44%
CWA74323233.10%41.027.75%
IATSE73118-63.27%23.0-72.15%
UFCW7-4171-72.15%17.0-28.86%
UNITE HERE75852248.64%58.0-52.17%
AFSCME5095-61.05%21.0162.06%
NUHW55130-7.0-
ATU3-1265-16.65%101.022.20%
LIUNA322605,100.45%110.02,100.12%
ILWU2259-29.5-
IWW2165159.84%32.529.97%
Multiple2029-61.05%14.5-61.05%
NAGE2186-3.33%43.0-52.17%
RWDSU2-2108-83.25%54.0-2.22%
UA2031-8.88%15.5-8.88%
UGSOA2-19316.65%46.5209.79%
AFT1-310-97.68%10.0-91.02%
FCGOA1-127-68.82%27.0-37.74%
ILA105-72.15%5.0-72.15%
Insulators1-27-95.46%7.0-86.58%
NNU1-4295-77.70%295.01,182.15%
NYSNA108-96.57%8.0-96.57%
NewsGuild1047-41.07%47.0-41.07%
OPEIU1-16-93.24%6.0-86.58%
PATCO114-4.0-
SAG-AFTRA1-211722.20%117.02,239.98%
SPFPA1-2120-47.73%120.064.38%
UBC1-115-83.25%15.0-66.60%
USPOA11141-141.0-
UWUA103-96.57%3.0-96.57%
United Federation LEOS-PBA1-230-89.91%30.0-67.71%
IUJAT0-10-0.0-
IUPAT0-20-0.0-
PASNAP0-10-0.0-
SMART0-10-0.0-
WU0-20-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2019 346 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 50.29% closed with a certification order, creating 174 total new units. This was a -5.43% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 7,553 workers, which is a -41.25% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 17 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded13322052215.0
Teamsters52-23399411.0
IAM2491945814.0
SEIU21-61627012.0
IBEW1831221416.0
IUOE17-61315310.0
USW72210954.5
UAW6-361,608333.0
AFSCME5-558013.0
CWA53424542.0
IATSE535615.0
UFCW5-1118686.0
UNITE HERE53425659.0
ATU4-3322078.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA42313630.0
ILWU31317250.0
LIUNA33315518.0
NAGE3318989.0
NUHW333607.0
RWDSU3-12532266.0
UBC32310540.0
SAG-AFTRA2-2212261.0
UA22177.0
AFT1-41250250.0
FCGOA10199.0
IBB10000.0
ILA10155.0
Insulators10000.0
Multiple1-114949.0
NNU1-51295295.0
PATCO11144.0
SMART11000.0
SPFPA1-31120120.0
UGSOA1-312323.0
USPOA111141141.0
UWUA10133.0
IUJAT0-1000.0
IUPAT0-2000.0
IWW0-1000.0
NYSNA0-1000.0
NewsGuild0-2000.0
OPEIU0-3000.0
PASNAP0-1000.0
WU0-1000.0

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