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 344 petitions for new units were filed, a 26.47% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 21 with a total of 15,937 workers across all units, a 16.02% increase from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded120425,64197.68%17.025.53%
Teamsters4821,770-15.54%21.578.81%
IUOE2915728320.79%17.0162.06%
IAM161248-69.93%10.0-47.73%
SEIU16-4455-51.06%14.5-45.51%
IBEW127182-54.39%11.0-15.54%
UAW1191,201500.61%111.011.10%
AFSCME92470129.87%37.067.71%
UFCW9-433614.43%25.031.08%
NewsGuild63549245.31%49.5-27.75%
AFT4-1347-38.85%96.0-28.86%
ATU411,0948,315.01%38.5670.44%
CWA4-3110-81.03%26.0-73.26%
LIUNA41299611.61%26.062.16%
OPEIU44135-32.5-
USW4-2163-65.49%35.032.19%
IATSE3241720.39%16.0219.78%
Multiple33258-65.0-
NAGE3146-21.09%15.0-47.73%
NNU32430-77.70%204.0-89.91%
PASNAP3398-26.0-
UA3-2700.00%18.038.85%
BCTGM209-84.36%4.5-84.36%
IUPAT21100149.85%50.025.53%
Ironworkers2181636.03%40.5268.62%
NATCA21899.90%4.00.00%
Other22377-188.5-
SPFPA2-226-82.14%13.0-59.94%
UBC21912,933.73%45.51,416.36%
UWUA2235-17.5-
AWPPU10110244.20%110.0244.20%
IBB114-4.0-
IUJAT10979.92%9.079.92%
IWW116-6.0-
NABET102-93.24%2.0-93.24%
NYSNA1111-11.0-
SMART1082446.22%82.0446.22%
TWU1139-39.0-
UE10247311.91%247.0311.91%
UGSOA1129-29.0-
IFPTE0-20-0.0-
ILWU0-10-0.0-
IUEC0-10-0.0-
Insulators0-50-0.0-
NEA0-20-0.0-
NUHW0-10-0.0-
RWDSU0-20-0.0-
SAG-AFTRA0-10-0.0-
SSOBA0-10-0.0-
UNAP0-20-0.0-
United Federation LEOS-PBA0-10-0.0-
WU0-20-0.0-

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.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded11439271,62229.0
Teamsters508341,41720.0
SEIU2361786621.0
IUOE217162639.0
IAM2098857.5
UFCW1641147225.0
AFSCME80556361.0
AFT83662496.0
IBEW7-156012.0
CWA624323100.0
UAW64541293.0
USW60335430.0
Insulators5557613.0
UA5423115.5
ATU4138230.0
BCTGM32166.0
NAGE3337529.0
NewsGuild31315968.0
SPFPA3-125527.5
IATSE2215656.0
PASNAP2127236.0
RWDSU2-227537.5
SAG-AFTRA2215252.0
SMART2218282.0
UNAP2225427.0
WU2-1000.0
AWPPU11000.0
IBB10000.0
IFPTE1014444.0
IUEC1112121.0
IUJAT10155.0
IUPAT11000.0
Ironworkers11166.0
LIUNA1-311313.0
NABET11122.0
NATCA1-1144.0
NEA111436436.0
NNU1-211,9621,962.0
NUHW11177.0
OPEIU1-3000.0
SSOBA10188.0
UBC11000.0
UE10000.0
UWUA1012525.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA1-11261261.0
ILWU0-2000.0
Multiple0-3000.0
UGSOA0-1000.0

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