1st Quarter

2021, 1st Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 1st quarter of 2021. 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 2021 281 petitions for new units were filed, a 6.04% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 16 with a total of 13,888 workers across all units, a -23.48% decrease from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded82-42,907-9.99%12.5-35.52%
Teamsters49152,154111.00%13.0-35.52%
SEIU204927-51.06%26.515.54%
IUOE16-4223-2.22%8.06.66%
IAM15-482431.08%19.012.21%
UFCW134293-65.49%19.0-58.83%
AFSCME70204-52.17%22.0-41.07%
CWA71566251.97%97.0287.49%
USW60479-55.50%26.5-68.82%
AFT50563210.90%135.0462.87%
IBEW5-240373.26%13.0116.55%
Insulators5576-13.0-
UA527043.29%13.00.00%
SPFPA41150114.33%32.519.98%
ATU3113-71.04%5.0-77.70%
LIUNA3-142-73.26%16.0-64.38%
NewsGuild31159194.25%68.0152.07%
BCTGM2158-68.82%29.0-84.36%
IFPTE209458.83%47.058.83%
NAGE2258-29.0-
NEA22524-262.0-
RWDSU2-175-98.79%37.5134.31%
UAW2-2200-38.85%100.069.93%
UNAP2254-27.0-
WU212551,861.47%127.5880.23%
AWPPU1132-32.0-
IATSE105-92.13%5.0-92.13%
ILWU1-13969.93%39.0238.65%
IUEC1121-21.0-
IUJAT105-54.39%5.0-54.39%
IUPAT1040-16.65%40.0-16.65%
Ironworkers101137.74%11.037.74%
NABET1132-32.0-
NATCA1040.00%4.00.00%
NNU1-21,962182.04%1,962.02,080.14%
NUHW117-7.0-
SAG-AFTRA1-112-91.02%12.0-82.14%
SMART1115-15.0-
SSOBA118-8.0-
UBC113-3.0-
UE1060900.21%60.0900.21%
United Federation LEOS-PBA1-1261253.08%261.0604.95%
Multiple0-20-0.0-
OPEIU0-50-0.0-
PASNAP0-10-0.0-
UGSOA0-10-0.0-
UWUA0-10-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2021 252 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 53.17% closed with a certification order, creating 134 total new units. This was a -10.67% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 6,037 workers, which is a -30.26% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 16 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded75-2879310.0
Teamsters42-182771816.0
SEIU1721491536.0
IUOE14-410826.0
UFCW127666913.0
IAM11-15101807.5
AFSCME83314333.0
IBEW8-662603.5
USW6-1310314.0
AFT54518124.0
CWA5058515.0
LIUNA4-3414939.0
OPEIU4245213.5
RWDSU422617308.5
SPFPA4-3414231.0
ATU3-335018.0
ILWU32322318.0
Multiple31000.0
NNU31369790.0
WU321283283.0
NATCA22284.0
NewsGuild2025427.0
UAW2-617777.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA2027437.0
BCTGM1-4000.0
IBB10000.0
IFPTE1-115050.0
IUJAT1111111.0
PASNAP1112222.0
SSOBA1116666.0
UA1-2166.0
UE11166.0
UGSOA1112121.0
UWUA11000.0
FCGOA0-1000.0
IUEC0-1000.0
IUPAT0-1000.0
Ironworkers0-1000.0
NAGE0-1000.0
NYSNA0-1000.0
Other0-7000.0
SAG-AFTRA0-3000.0
SMART0-3000.0
TWU0-1000.0
UNITE HERE0-2000.0

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