2nd Quarter

2019, 2nd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 2nd 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 2nd quarter of 2019 473 petitions for new units were filed, a 24.47% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 16 with a total of 24,040 workers across all units, a 26.85% 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 180 30 9,491 48.84% 15.5 -3.33%
Teamsters 53 4 1,308 -31.08% 15.0 -12.21%
IAM 36 1 1,022 -29.97% 11.0 -35.52%
IUOE 33 19 671 241.98% 8.0 -33.30%
IBEW 22 8 653 108.78% 17.0 0.00%
SEIU 22 0 1,718 35.52% 22.5 104.34%
UFCW 16 9 673 293.04% 21.5 26.64%
UAW 14 3 3,571 34.41% 123.5 -48.84%
AFSCME 11 6 363 281.94% 22.0 4.44%
AFT 9 8 743 7,330.44% 86.0 760.35%
RWDSU 7 5 549 408.48% 54.0 0.00%
SPFPA 7 6 201 67.71% 15.0 -87.69%
IATSE 5 -2 484 309.69% 8.0 -65.49%
Multiple 4 3 462 11,449.65% 53.5 1,237.65%
NUHW 4 -2 103 -33.30% 21.0 31.08%
UNITE HERE 4 -3 850 0.00% 127.5 119.88%
ATU 3 0 80 -69.93% 34.0 -66.60%
LIUNA 3 0 110 -57.72% 13.0 -87.69%
PATCO 3 2 11 175.38% 4.0 0.00%
UBC 3 2 125 733.71% 11.0 -26.64%
USW 3 -9 205 -84.36% 65.0 -8.88%
BCTGM 2 2 24 - 12.0 -
IAFF 2 2 19 - 9.5 -
NLJSP 2 2 12 - 6.0 -
NewsGuild 2 1 69 46.62% 34.5 -26.64%
OPEIU 2 1 81 1,249.86% 40.5 574.98%
SMART 2 2 6 - 3.0 -
UGSOA 2 0 51 -45.51% 25.5 -45.51%
UMWA 2 2 60 - 30.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 2 1 64 113.22% 32.0 6.66%
WU 2 2 27 - 13.5 -
AFM 1 1 32 - 32.0 -
BAC 1 1 6 - 6.0 -
CWA 1 -6 6 -97.68% 6.0 -85.47%
ILA 1 0 20 299.70% 20.0 299.70%
ILWU 1 -1 6 -89.91% 6.0 -79.92%
IUPAT 1 1 2 - 2.0 -
Insulators 1 0 21 199.80% 21.0 199.80%
NNU 1 0 97 -66.60% 97.0 -66.60%
UA 1 -1 26 -16.65% 26.0 67.71%
USPOA 1 0 9 -93.24% 9.0 -93.24%
UWUA 1 0 9 199.80% 9.0 199.80%
FCGOA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IWW 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
NAGE 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
NYSNA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
SAG-AFTRA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 2nd quarter of 2019 445 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 47.87% closed with a certification order, creating 213 total new units. This was a 22.41% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 11,250 workers, which is a 48.95% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 18 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 184 51 22 926 19.0
Teamsters 49 -3 31 1,125 15.0
IAM 32 8 30 702 11.0
IUOE 21 4 13 198 8.0
SEIU 21 0 17 2,048 25.0
IBEW 18 0 9 237 24.0
UAW 16 10 12 2,089 123.5
UFCW 9 4 5 150 22.0
AFT 8 7 8 454 62.5
UNITE HERE 8 3 8 1,086 80.0
USW 8 1 4 354 62.0
AFSCME 7 2 6 202 14.5
CWA 6 1 6 149 26.0
NUHW 5 2 4 112 21.0
RWDSU 5 2 4 436 61.0
ATU 4 0 2 104 52.0
LIUNA 4 1 3 134 13.0
BCTGM 3 3 1 16 16.0
IATSE 3 -2 2 42 21.0
Multiple 3 2 3 111 37.0
OPEIU 3 3 1 75 75.0
SPFPA 3 2 3 24 7.0
UA 3 1 2 33 16.5
IWW 2 2 2 65 32.5
UBC 2 -1 1 9 9.0
UGSOA 2 1 2 95 47.5
UMWA 2 2 0 0 0.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 2 -2 2 64 32.0
WU 2 2 2 27 13.5
FCGOA 1 0 1 27 27.0
IAFF 1 1 1 9 9.0
IUPAT 1 1 1 2 2.0
Insulators 1 0 0 0 0.0
NNU 1 0 1 97 97.0
NYSNA 1 1 1 8 8.0
NewsGuild 1 1 1 28 28.0
SMART 1 0 1 3 3.0
USPOA 1 0 0 0 0.0
UWUA 1 0 1 9 9.0
IBB 0 -1 0 0 0.0
ILA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
ILWU 0 -3 0 0 0.0
NAGE 0 -3 0 0 0.0
PATCO 0 -1 0 0 0.0
SAG-AFTRA 0 -2 0 0 0.0

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