4th Quarter

2019, 4th Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 4th 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 4th quarter of 2019 393 petitions for new units were filed, a -8.82% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 20 with a total of 22,892 workers across all units, a -2.65% decrease from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded148-127,59818.87%18.5-2.22%
Teamsters65132,3534.44%19.035.52%
SEIU2522,164-3.33%14.0-22.20%
IAM19-14636-43.29%12.08.88%
IUOE19033414.43%12.049.95%
IBEW13-7342-29.97%14.033.30%
UFCW13-8887-32.19%43.058.83%
AFSCME11671496.57%38.0-41.07%
UNITE HERE841,728134.31%58.5-71.04%
ATU50274123.21%13.0-23.31%
LIUNA5027661.05%38.026.64%
USW5-4776-41.07%44.0-44.40%
IATSE4214374.37%32.0-22.20%
NewsGuild42534345.21%130.0116.55%
AFT3-121827.75%21.091.02%
CWA3151-61.05%19.0-71.04%
NNU3-29723.33%287.0249.75%
RWDSU30147-6.66%48.016.65%
SPFPA3080-45.51%19.0-65.49%
UAW3-6238-84.36%28.0-71.04%
WU3275-3.33%27.0-65.49%
IUJAT2112-39.96%6.0-69.93%
NATCA2-29-43.29%4.512.21%
OPEIU2-3191-46.62%95.5240.87%
UA2-230-97.68%15.0-89.91%
UGSOA21243710.40%121.5305.25%
AFM11109-109.0-
APWU11251-251.0-
BCTGM1-14437.74%44.0175.38%
FCGOA11169-169.0-
IBB1011-45.51%11.0-45.51%
ILA10451,399.71%45.01,399.71%
IUEC102033.30%20.033.30%
Ironworkers1-23-95.46%3.0-89.91%
Multiple1-331-91.02%31.0-1.11%
NAGE1-175-62.16%75.0-23.31%
NUHW1026-29.97%26.0-29.97%
Other11531-531.0-
PATCO114-4.0-
SAG-AFTRA1187-87.0-
SSOBA1166-66.0-
UBC1-1375134.31%375.0368.52%
URSO117-7.0-
UWA1113-13.0-
ACOPS0-10-0.0-
AWPPU0-10-0.0-
ILWU0-10-0.0-
IUPAT0-10-0.0-
Insulators0-10-0.0-
NEA0-10-0.0-
NLJSP0-10-0.0-
NYSNA0-10-0.0-
SMART0-10-0.0-
UE0-20-0.0-
United Federation LEOS-PBA0-10-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 4th quarter of 2019 450 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 52.67% closed with a certification order, creating 237 total new units. This was a 1.72% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 14,756 workers, which is a 51.97% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 22 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded16582798020.0
Teamsters6812431,66314.0
SEIU3111263,43130.0
IAM27-122456012.0
UFCW203845229.0
IBEW17-11459518.0
IUOE16-141330314.0
AFSCME91547142.0
LIUNA86617330.5
UAW81670431.0
IATSE60415434.0
NewsGuild64666298.0
UNITE HERE63582359.0
OPEIU545444103.0
RWDSU51525233.0
USW5-4521344.0
NAGE44000.0
NATCA424174.5
AFT3-23400177.0
NNU3-131,090364.0
ATU2-411717.0
BCTGM2126030.0
CWA20199.0
IBB2211111.0
IUJAT212126.0
Ironworkers2124623.0
Multiple2028643.0
UBC2018989.0
WU2112121.0
ACOPS1111111.0
AFM1-11109109.0
APWU111251251.0
IUEC11000.0
IUPAT1114444.0
NEA11166.0
NLJSP1-111111.0
NUHW1-113737.0
NYSNA1114747.0
PATCO1-2144.0
SAG-AFTRA1118787.0
SPFPA1-5000.0
UA1-4000.0
UE101194194.0
UGSOA1-11217217.0
UWA11000.0
BAC0-1000.0
IAFF0-1000.0
ILA0-2000.0
ILWU0-2000.0
Insulators0-3000.0
SMART0-3000.0
UWUA0-1000.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA0-1000.0

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