4th Quarter

2020, 4th Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 4th 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 4th quarter of 2020 265 petitions for new units were filed, a -20.90% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 21 with a total of 18,150 workers across all units, a 7.02% increase from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded86-263,216-32.19%19.514.43%
Teamsters34-301,022-54.39%20.014.43%
IUOE206228-12.21%7.5-37.74%
IAM19263136.63%17.013.32%
SEIU16-21,90953.28%23.058.83%
UFCW9-286156.61%46.015.54%
AFSCME7242375.48%37.054.39%
IBEW7-523346.62%6.0-25.53%
CWA63161600.51%25.0257.52%
USW601,06793.24%85.5140.97%
AFT54181-84.36%24.0-97.68%
OPEIU5210531.08%14.0-12.21%
LIUNA4-216041.07%44.5134.31%
UAW4-4329-68.82%59.0-1.11%
NNU31697868.02%90.0149.85%
RWDSU305,89611,460.75%16.045.51%
SPFPA3-670-78.81%27.0-3.33%
UA3-149-59.94%13.0-53.28%
ATU2-245-65.49%22.5-13.32%
IFPTE2159637.14%29.5268.62%
ILWU21231,050.06%11.5475.08%
Multiple21113527.25%56.5214.23%
NewsGuild2-154-67.71%27.0-23.31%
SAG-AFTRA20136231.99%68.0231.99%
United Federation LEOS-PBA2174-23.31%37.0-62.16%
BCTGM1-3187-89.91%187.0-37.74%
IATSE1065306.36%65.0306.36%
IUJAT1111-11.0-
IUPAT1048269.73%48.0269.73%
Ironworkers1-18-63.27%8.0-27.75%
NATCA1040.00%4.00.00%
PASNAP1122-22.0-
UE116-6.0-
UGSOA1121-21.0-
UWUA1023-34.41%23.0-34.41%
WU1013-69.93%13.0-69.93%
FCGOA0-10-0.0-
IBB0-10-0.0-
NAGE0-20-0.0-
Other0-70-0.0-
TWU0-10-0.0-
UNITE HERE0-10-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 4th quarter of 2020 334 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 44.91% closed with a certification order, creating 150 total new units. This was a -14.77% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 8,657 workers, which is a -18.54% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 18 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded103-5115549.0
Teamsters607391,81422.0
IAM2692275616.5
IUOE180122008.5
SEIU15-1191,3319.0
IBEW1457516.0
UAW81542652.0
LIUNA7325427.0
Other7648959.0
SPFPA7236820.0
USW72461841.0
ATU62413026.0
AFSCME5-324221.0
BCTGM542569284.5
CWA522178.5
UFCW5-1424924.5
SAG-AFTRA33312522.0
SMART33212864.0
UA3-1000.0
IFPTE2-213434.0
Multiple2024623.0
NNU2116060.0
NewsGuild2-81128128.0
OPEIU2-12189.0
RWDSU2-1133.0
UNITE HERE2-11315315.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA2219797.0
AFT1-1000.0
FCGOA1011616.0
IBB10000.0
ILWU11122.0
IUEC11000.0
IUPAT1-114848.0
Ironworkers10000.0
NAGE1-215454.0
NYSNA1-1000.0
TWU11199.0
WU10000.0
BAC0-1000.0
IATSE0-5000.0
NATCA0-3000.0
NUHW0-1000.0
SSOBA0-1000.0
UWUA0-2000.0

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