3rd Quarter

2019, 3rd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 3rd 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 3rd quarter of 2019 431 petitions for new units were filed, a -8.88% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 20 with a total of 23,514 workers across all units, a -2.19% decrease 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 160 -20 6,380 -33.30% 19.0 22.20%
Teamsters 52 -1 2,258 72.15% 14.0 -6.66%
IAM 33 -3 1,132 11.10% 11.0 0.00%
SEIU 23 1 2,227 29.97% 18.0 -19.98%
UFCW 21 5 1,318 95.46% 27.0 25.53%
IBEW 20 -2 487 -25.53% 10.5 -37.74%
IUOE 19 -14 291 -56.61% 8.0 0.00%
UAW 9 -5 1,518 -57.72% 97.0 -21.09%
USW 9 6 1,313 540.57% 79.0 21.09%
AFSCME 5 -6 363 0.00% 65.0 195.36%
ATU 5 2 123 53.28% 17.0 -49.95%
LIUNA 5 2 171 55.50% 30.0 130.98%
NNU 5 4 937 865.80% 82.0 -15.54%
OPEIU 5 3 356 339.66% 28.0 -31.08%
AFT 4 -5 170 -76.59% 11.0 -87.69%
Multiple 4 0 329 -28.86% 31.5 -41.07%
NATCA 4 4 16 - 4.0 -
UA 4 3 1,089 4,088.13% 147.5 467.31%
UNITE HERE 4 0 739 -13.32% 201.5 57.72%
Ironworkers 3 3 75 - 29.0 -
RWDSU 3 -4 158 -71.04% 41.0 -24.42%
SPFPA 3 -4 148 -26.64% 55.0 266.40%
BCTGM 2 0 32 33.30% 16.0 33.30%
CWA 2 1 131 2,083.47% 65.5 991.23%
IATSE 2 -3 82 -83.25% 41.0 412.92%
NAGE 2 2 197 - 98.5 -
NewsGuild 2 0 120 74.37% 60.0 74.37%
UBC 2 -1 160 27.75% 80.0 627.15%
UE 2 2 552 - 276.0 -
ACOPS 1 1 11 - 11.0 -
AWPPU 1 1 142 - 142.0 -
IBB 1 1 20 - 20.0 -
ILA 1 0 3 -85.47% 3.0 -85.47%
ILWU 1 0 46 667.11% 46.0 667.11%
IUEC 1 1 15 - 15.0 -
IUJAT 1 1 20 - 20.0 -
IUPAT 1 0 44 2,100.12% 44.0 2,100.12%
Insulators 1 0 10 -52.17% 10.0 -52.17%
NEA 1 1 6 - 6.0 -
NLJSP 1 -1 11 -8.88% 11.0 83.25%
NUHW 1 -3 37 -64.38% 37.0 76.59%
NYSNA 1 1 47 - 47.0 -
SMART 1 -1 106 1,667.22% 106.0 3,433.23%
UGSOA 1 -1 30 -41.07% 30.0 17.76%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 -1 16 -75.48% 16.0 -49.95%
WU 1 -1 78 188.70% 78.0 477.30%
AFM 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
BAC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IAFF 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
PATCO 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
UMWA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
USPOA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UWUA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 3rd quarter of 2019 443 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 52.60% closed with a certification order, creating 233 total new units. This was a 9.39% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 9,710 workers, which is a -13.69% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 16 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 157 -27 21 520 14.0
Teamsters 56 7 42 1,645 18.0
IAM 39 7 30 838 10.5
IUOE 30 9 26 480 7.5
SEIU 20 -1 15 1,191 13.0
IBEW 18 0 13 145 7.0
UFCW 17 8 12 590 28.5
USW 9 1 6 674 84.5
AFSCME 8 1 5 258 64.0
UAW 7 -9 5 372 40.0
ATU 6 2 6 157 19.0
IATSE 6 3 6 261 7.5
SPFPA 6 3 3 161 15.0
AFT 5 -3 5 267 17.0
UA 5 2 0 0 0.0
NNU 4 3 3 852 82.0
RWDSU 4 -1 1 23 23.0
Insulators 3 2 0 0 0.0
PATCO 3 3 3 11 4.0
SMART 3 2 2 10 5.0
UNITE HERE 3 -5 1 60 60.0
AFM 2 2 2 199 99.5
CWA 2 -4 2 131 65.5
ILA 2 2 2 23 11.5
ILWU 2 2 1 6 6.0
LIUNA 2 -2 2 159 79.5
Multiple 2 -1 2 14 7.0
NATCA 2 2 2 8 4.0
NLJSP 2 2 2 12 6.0
NUHW 2 -3 2 61 30.5
NewsGuild 2 1 1 19 19.0
UBC 2 0 1 11 11.0
UGSOA 2 0 2 56 28.0
BAC 1 1 1 6 6.0
BCTGM 1 -2 0 0 0.0
IAFF 1 0 1 10 10.0
IUJAT 1 1 1 20 20.0
Ironworkers 1 1 0 0 0.0
OPEIU 1 -2 0 0 0.0
UE 1 1 1 358 358.0
UWUA 1 0 1 8 8.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 -1 1 16 16.0
WU 1 -1 1 78 78.0
FCGOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IUPAT 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IWW 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NYSNA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UMWA 0 -2 0 0 0.0
USPOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0

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