2nd Quarter

2021, 2nd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 2nd 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 2nd quarter of 2021 352 petitions for new units were filed, a 28.47% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 22 with a total of 16,098 workers across all units, a 15.27% 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 121 42 5,673 87.69% 18.0 38.85%
Teamsters 49 2 1,791 -16.65% 21.0 61.05%
IUOE 29 15 728 320.79% 17.0 162.06%
IAM 17 2 258 -68.82% 10.0 -47.73%
SEIU 16 -4 455 -51.06% 14.5 -45.51%
IBEW 12 7 182 -54.39% 11.0 -15.54%
UAW 11 9 1,168 483.96% 111.0 11.10%
UFCW 10 -2 355 24.42% 25.0 25.53%
AFSCME 9 2 470 129.87% 37.0 67.71%
NewsGuild 6 3 546 243.09% 48.0 -28.86%
AFT 4 -1 347 -38.85% 96.0 -28.86%
ATU 4 1 1,094 8,315.01% 38.5 670.44%
CWA 4 -3 110 -81.03% 26.0 -73.26%
IATSE 4 3 63 1,159.95% 17.5 249.75%
IUPAT 4 3 165 313.02% 40.0 0.00%
LIUNA 4 1 299 611.61% 26.0 62.16%
OPEIU 4 4 135 - 32.5 -
USW 4 -2 163 -65.49% 35.0 32.19%
Multiple 3 3 258 - 65.0 -
NNU 3 2 440 -77.70% 204.0 -89.91%
PASNAP 3 3 98 - 26.0 -
UA 3 -2 70 1.11% 18.0 38.85%
BCTGM 2 0 9 -84.36% 4.5 -84.36%
Ironworkers 2 1 81 189.81% 40.5 44.40%
NAGE 2 0 32 -44.40% 16.0 -44.40%
NATCA 2 1 8 99.90% 4.0 0.00%
Other 2 2 377 - 188.5 -
SPFPA 2 -2 26 -82.14% 13.0 -59.94%
Seafarers 2 2 53 - 26.5 -
UBC 2 1 91 2,933.73% 45.5 1,416.36%
UWUA 2 2 35 - 17.5 -
AWPPU 1 0 110 244.20% 110.0 244.20%
IBB 1 1 4 - 4.0 -
IUJAT 1 0 9 79.92% 9.0 79.92%
IWW 1 1 6 - 6.0 -
NABET 1 0 2 -93.24% 2.0 -93.24%
NYSNA 1 1 11 - 11.0 -
SMART 1 0 82 446.22% 82.0 446.22%
TWU 1 1 39 - 39.0 -
UE 1 0 226 276.39% 226.0 276.39%
UGSOA 1 1 29 - 29.0 -
IFPTE 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
ILA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
ILWU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IUEC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Insulators 0 -5 0 - 0.0 -
NEA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
NUHW 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
RWDSU 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
SAG-AFTRA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
SSOBA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UNAP 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
WU 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 2nd quarter of 2021 344 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 52.91% closed with a certification order, creating 182 total new units. This was a 37.88% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 10,730 workers, which is a 84.30% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 22 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 114 40 27 1,622 29.0
Teamsters 50 6 34 1,417 20.0
SEIU 23 6 17 866 21.0
IUOE 21 7 16 263 9.0
IAM 20 9 8 85 7.5
UFCW 16 4 11 472 25.0
AFSCME 8 0 5 563 61.0
AFT 8 3 6 624 96.0
IBEW 7 -1 5 60 12.0
CWA 6 2 4 323 100.0
UAW 6 4 5 412 93.0
USW 6 0 3 354 30.0
Insulators 5 5 5 76 13.0
UA 5 4 2 31 15.5
ATU 4 1 3 82 30.0
BCTGM 3 2 1 6 6.0
NAGE 3 3 3 75 29.0
NewsGuild 3 1 3 159 68.0
SPFPA 3 -1 2 55 27.5
IATSE 2 2 1 56 56.0
PASNAP 2 1 2 72 36.0
RWDSU 2 -2 2 75 37.5
SAG-AFTRA 2 2 1 52 52.0
SMART 2 2 1 82 82.0
UNAP 2 2 2 54 27.0
WU 2 -1 0 0 0.0
AWPPU 1 1 0 0 0.0
IBB 1 0 0 0 0.0
IFPTE 1 0 1 44 44.0
IUEC 1 1 1 21 21.0
IUJAT 1 0 1 5 5.0
IUPAT 1 1 0 0 0.0
Ironworkers 1 1 1 6 6.0
LIUNA 1 -3 1 13 13.0
NABET 1 1 1 2 2.0
NATCA 1 -1 1 4 4.0
NEA 1 1 1 436 436.0
NNU 1 -2 1 1,962 1,962.0
NUHW 1 1 1 7 7.0
OPEIU 1 -3 0 0 0.0
SSOBA 1 0 1 8 8.0
UBC 1 1 0 0 0.0
UE 1 0 0 0 0.0
UWUA 1 0 1 25 25.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 -1 1 261 261.0
ILWU 0 -2 0 0 0.0
Multiple 0 -3 0 0 0.0
UGSOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0

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