1st Quarter

2020, 1st Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 1st quarter of 2020. 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 2020 428 petitions for new units were filed, a 8.91% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 20 with a total of 24,423 workers across all units, a 6.69% increase from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded159118,66014.43%18.0-2.22%
Teamsters54-111,864-21.09%15.0-21.09%
SEIU3051,708-21.09%20.043.29%
IAM223630-1.11%10.5-12.21%
IBEW18554458.83%13.0-6.66%
UFCW185718-18.87%17.0-59.94%
IUOE12-7262-21.09%12.54.44%
NewsGuild128302-43.29%21.0-84.36%
UAW129736209.79%38.035.52%
CWA107234358.53%17.5-7.77%
AFSCME9-27130.00%14.0-63.27%
UA643661,119.99%13.5-9.99%
AFT52139-36.63%33.056.61%
IATSE51391173.16%36.012.21%
ILWU55300-22.0-
USW50342-55.50%32.0-27.75%
IUJAT4251325.23%10.575.48%
SPFPA4114176.59%30.561.05%
LIUNA3-250-82.14%14.0-63.27%
NAGE321,2621,582.86%189.0152.07%
OPEIU3170-63.27%8.0-92.13%
United Federation LEOS-PBA3397-27.0-
WU30217189.81%51.088.80%
ATU2-326-91.02%13.00.00%
NEA22124-62.0-
NNU2-11,75179.92%875.5205.35%
NUHW21169549.45%84.5225.33%
NYSNA22227-113.5-
RWDSU2-1683364.08%341.5611.61%
UNITE HERE2-645-97.68%22.5-61.05%
IBB1098791.43%98.0791.43%
IFPTE11858-858.0-
ILA106-86.58%6.0-86.58%
IUPAT1129-29.0-
PASNAP1129-29.0-
SMART11157-157.0-
UBC1039-89.91%39.0-89.91%
UE11380-380.0-
UWUA115-5.0-
AFM0-10-0.0-
APWU0-10-0.0-
BCTGM0-10-0.0-
FCGOA0-10-0.0-
IUEC0-10-0.0-
Ironworkers0-10-0.0-
Multiple0-10-0.0-
NATCA0-20-0.0-
Other0-10-0.0-
PATCO0-10-0.0-
SAG-AFTRA0-10-0.0-
SSOBA0-10-0.0-
UGSOA0-20-0.0-
URSO0-10-0.0-
UWA0-10-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2020 346 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 46.82% closed with a certification order, creating 162 total new units. This was a -31.65% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 6,080 workers, which is a -58.80% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 19 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded131-341244326.5
Teamsters50-183089716.5
SEIU23-81875517.5
UFCW16-41263416.5
IAM15-121120711.0
IBEW13-467310.0
IUOE13-39928.0
AFSCME90733820.0
CWA97817211.5
USW61325132.0
UAW5-3335670.0
ATU4222512.5
ILWU44410021.0
IUJAT4245110.5
SPFPA4348916.0
UA4337417.0
NNU303703151.0
OPEIU3-218888.0
UNITE HERE3-312020.0
WU3111616.0
AFT2-124020.0
IATSE2-422814.0
ILA2214545.0
LIUNA2-6000.0
NEA21212462.0
NewsGuild2-423718.5
RWDSU2-314848.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA2227035.0
FCGOA111169169.0
Ironworkers1-1133.0
NUHW1012626.0
PASNAP1112929.0
UBC1-113939.0
UGSOA1012626.0
URSO11177.0
UWUA11155.0
ACOPS0-1000.0
AFM0-1000.0
APWU0-1000.0
BCTGM0-2000.0
IBB0-2000.0
IUEC0-1000.0
IUPAT0-1000.0
Multiple0-2000.0
NAGE0-4000.0
NATCA0-4000.0
NLJSP0-1000.0
NYSNA0-1000.0
PATCO0-1000.0
SAG-AFTRA0-1000.0
UE0-1000.0
UWA0-1000.0

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