3rd Quarter

2021, 3rd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 3rd 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 3rd quarter of 2021 334 petitions for new units were filed, a -5.11% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 20 with a total of 15,571 workers across all units, a -3.27% decrease 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 109 -12 4,992 -12.21% 18.0 0.00%
Teamsters 45 -4 1,126 -36.63% 17.0 -18.87%
SEIU 25 9 1,679 268.62% 24.0 65.49%
UFCW 23 13 511 44.40% 19.0 -24.42%
IBEW 13 1 365 101.01% 15.0 36.63%
IUOE 13 -16 245 -66.60% 12.0 -28.86%
IAM 12 -5 805 212.01% 49.5 395.16%
SPFPA 11 9 397 1,427.46% 41.0 215.34%
LIUNA 7 3 223 -25.53% 42.0 61.05%
NewsGuild 6 0 707 29.97% 30.0 -37.74%
ATU 5 1 255 -76.59% 4.0 -89.91%
AFSCME 4 -5 406 -13.32% 36.5 -1.11%
ILWU 4 4 52 - 14.0 -
UA 4 1 98 39.96% 14.5 -19.98%
IAFF 3 3 261 - 47.0 -
IUPAT 3 -1 25 -84.36% 8.0 -79.92%
NATCA 3 1 15 87.69% 5.0 25.53%
UAW 3 -8 185 -84.36% 29.0 -74.37%
UNITE HERE 3 3 1,158 - 363.0 -
USW 3 -1 118 -27.75% 22.0 -36.63%
UWUA 3 1 104 197.58% 29.0 65.49%
WU 3 3 112 - 36.0 -
AFT 2 -2 36 -89.91% 18.0 -81.03%
BCTGM 2 0 5 -44.40% 2.5 -44.40%
CWA 2 -2 96 -12.21% 48.0 84.36%
FCGOA 2 2 14 - 7.0 -
IATSE 2 -2 11 -82.14% 5.5 -68.82%
Multiple 2 -1 41 -84.36% 20.5 -68.82%
NUHW 2 2 153 - 76.5 -
RWDSU 2 2 427 - 213.5 -
UE 2 1 360 58.83% 180.0 -19.98%
UGSOA 2 1 137 372.96% 68.5 136.53%
IUJAT 1 0 7 -22.20% 7.0 -22.20%
Ironworkers 1 -1 20 -75.48% 20.0 -51.06%
NAGE 1 -1 30 -6.66% 30.0 87.69%
NNU 1 -2 172 -61.05% 172.0 -15.54%
OPEIU 1 -3 100 -25.53% 100.0 207.57%
PATCO 1 1 4 - 4.0 -
SMART 1 0 2 -97.68% 2.0 -97.68%
UBC 1 -1 70 -23.31% 70.0 54.39%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 1 47 - 47.0 -
AWPPU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IBB 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IWW 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NABET 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NYSNA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Other 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
PASNAP 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
Seafarers 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
TWU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 3rd quarter of 2021 332 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 47.89% closed with a certification order, creating 159 total new units. This was a -12.64% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 7,535 workers, which is a -29.78% 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 112 -2 12 960 18.0
Teamsters 51 1 32 1,105 11.0
IUOE 23 2 16 280 16.5
SEIU 23 0 12 424 22.5
UFCW 10 -6 6 80 13.0
IAM 8 -12 7 142 11.0
IBEW 8 1 5 57 10.0
SPFPA 8 5 6 162 20.5
UAW 8 2 5 472 22.0
NewsGuild 7 4 7 509 22.0
AFSCME 6 -2 6 148 26.5
LIUNA 6 5 4 50 13.5
USW 6 0 4 110 15.5
CWA 5 -1 3 105 27.0
IATSE 5 3 3 136 58.0
OPEIU 5 4 3 155 53.0
ATU 4 0 3 1,019 22.0
UA 4 -1 1 12 12.0
BCTGM 3 0 1 3 3.0
Multiple 3 3 1 132 132.0
UGSOA 3 3 3 166 29.0
AFT 2 -6 1 142 142.0
IAFF 2 2 2 214 107.0
Ironworkers 2 1 0 0 0.0
NNU 2 1 2 211 105.5
Other 2 2 1 322 322.0
UBC 2 1 2 144 72.0
IBB 1 0 1 4 4.0
ILWU 1 1 1 39 39.0
IUJAT 1 0 1 9 9.0
IUPAT 1 0 1 3 3.0
IWW 1 1 1 6 6.0
NATCA 1 0 1 4 4.0
NEA 1 0 1 88 88.0
NYSNA 1 1 0 0 0.0
PASNAP 1 -1 1 26 26.0
TWU 1 1 1 39 39.0
UWUA 1 0 1 10 10.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 0 1 47 47.0
AWPPU 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IFPTE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IUEC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
Insulators 0 -5 0 0 0.0
NABET 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NAGE 0 -3 0 0 0.0
NUHW 0 -1 0 0 0.0
RWDSU 0 -2 0 0 0.0
SAG-AFTRA 0 -2 0 0 0.0
SMART 0 -2 0 0 0.0
SSOBA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UNAP 0 -2 0 0 0.0
WU 0 -2 0 0 0.0

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