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 8.63% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 20 with a total of 24,423 workers across all units, a 0.75% 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 158 10 8,554 12.21% 18.0 -5.55%
Teamsters 54 -12 1,864 -21.09% 15.0 -18.87%
SEIU 30 6 1,708 -19.98% 20.0 43.29%
IAM 22 3 630 -1.11% 10.5 -12.21%
IBEW 18 5 544 58.83% 13.0 -6.66%
UFCW 18 5 718 -18.87% 17.0 -59.94%
IUOE 12 -7 262 -21.09% 12.5 4.44%
NewsGuild 12 8 302 -43.29% 21.0 -84.36%
UAW 12 9 736 209.79% 38.0 35.52%
CWA 10 7 234 358.53% 17.5 -7.77%
AFSCME 9 -2 713 0.00% 14.0 -63.27%
UA 6 4 366 1,119.99% 13.5 -9.99%
AFT 5 2 139 -36.63% 33.0 56.61%
IATSE 5 1 391 173.16% 36.0 12.21%
ILWU 5 5 300 - 22.0 -
USW 5 0 342 -55.50% 32.0 -27.75%
IUJAT 4 2 51 325.23% 10.5 75.48%
SPFPA 4 1 141 76.59% 30.5 61.05%
LIUNA 3 -2 50 -82.14% 14.0 -63.27%
NAGE 3 2 1,262 1,582.86% 189.0 152.07%
OPEIU 3 1 70 -63.27% 8.0 -92.13%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 3 3 97 - 27.0 -
WU 3 0 217 189.81% 51.0 88.80%
ATU 2 -3 26 -91.02% 13.0 0.00%
NEA 2 2 124 - 62.0 -
NNU 2 -1 1,751 79.92% 875.5 205.35%
NUHW 2 1 169 549.45% 84.5 225.33%
NYSNA 2 2 227 - 113.5 -
PASNAP 2 2 135 - 67.5 -
RWDSU 2 -1 683 364.08% 341.5 611.61%
UNITE HERE 2 -7 45 -98.79% 22.5 -62.16%
IBB 1 0 98 791.43% 98.0 791.43%
IFPTE 1 1 858 - 858.0 -
ILA 1 0 6 -86.58% 6.0 -86.58%
IUPAT 1 1 29 - 29.0 -
SMART 1 1 157 - 157.0 -
UBC 1 0 39 -89.91% 39.0 -89.91%
UE 1 1 380 - 380.0 -
UWUA 1 1 5 - 5.0 -
AFM 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
APWU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
BCTGM 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
FCGOA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IUEC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Ironworkers 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Multiple 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NATCA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
Other 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
PATCO 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
SAG-AFTRA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
SSOBA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UGSOA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
URSO 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UWA 0 -1 0 - 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.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 131 -35 12 443 26.5
Teamsters 50 -18 30 897 16.5
SEIU 23 -7 18 755 17.5
UFCW 16 -4 12 634 16.5
IAM 15 -12 11 207 11.0
IBEW 13 -4 6 73 10.0
IUOE 13 -3 9 92 8.0
AFSCME 9 0 7 338 20.0
CWA 9 7 8 172 11.5
USW 6 1 3 251 32.0
UAW 5 -3 3 356 70.0
ATU 4 2 2 25 12.5
ILWU 4 4 4 100 21.0
IUJAT 4 2 4 51 10.5
SPFPA 4 3 4 89 16.0
UA 4 3 3 74 17.0
NNU 3 0 3 703 151.0
OPEIU 3 -2 1 88 88.0
UNITE HERE 3 -3 1 20 20.0
WU 3 1 1 16 16.0
AFT 2 -1 2 40 20.0
IATSE 2 -4 2 28 14.0
ILA 2 2 1 45 45.0
LIUNA 2 -6 0 0 0.0
NEA 2 1 2 124 62.0
NewsGuild 2 -4 2 37 18.5
RWDSU 2 -3 1 48 48.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 2 2 2 70 35.0
FCGOA 1 1 1 169 169.0
Ironworkers 1 -1 1 3 3.0
NUHW 1 0 1 26 26.0
PASNAP 1 1 1 29 29.0
UBC 1 -1 1 39 39.0
UGSOA 1 0 1 26 26.0
URSO 1 1 1 7 7.0
UWUA 1 1 1 5 5.0
ACOPS 0 -1 0 0 0.0
AFM 0 -1 0 0 0.0
APWU 0 -1 0 0 0.0
BCTGM 0 -2 0 0 0.0
IBB 0 -2 0 0 0.0
IUEC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IUPAT 0 -1 0 0 0.0
Multiple 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NAGE 0 -4 0 0 0.0
NATCA 0 -4 0 0 0.0
NLJSP 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NYSNA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
PATCO 0 -1 0 0 0.0
SAG-AFTRA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UWA 0 -1 0 0 0.0

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