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 324 petitions for new units were filed, a -5.81% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 20 with a total of 15,287 workers across all units, a -4.08% decrease from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded110-104,654-17.76%18.05.55%
Teamsters38-101,007-43.29%20.0-6.66%
SEIU2591,679268.62%24.065.49%
UFCW241546538.85%17.0-32.19%
IBEW12035695.46%15.541.07%
IUOE12-17228-68.82%11.5-32.19%
IAM11-5648160.95%49.0389.61%
SPFPA1193971,427.46%41.0215.34%
LIUNA62176-41.07%30.015.54%
ATU51255-76.59%4.0-89.91%
AFSCME4-5406-13.32%36.5-1.11%
ILWU4452-14.0-
NewsGuild4-262513.32%10.5-78.81%
UA419839.96%14.5-19.98%
IAFF33261-47.0-
IUPAT3125-75.48%8.0-84.36%
NATCA311587.69%5.025.53%
UAW3-8185-84.36%29.0-74.37%
UE32540118.77%180.0-26.64%
UNITE HERE331,158-363.0-
USW3-1118-27.75%22.0-36.63%
UWUA31104197.58%29.065.49%
WU33112-36.0-
AFT2-236-89.91%18.0-81.03%
BCTGM205-44.40%2.5-44.40%
CWA2-296-12.21%48.084.36%
FCGOA2214-7.0-
Multiple2-141-84.36%20.5-68.82%
NUHW22153-76.5-
RWDSU22427-213.5-
UGSOA21137372.96%68.5136.53%
IATSE1-24-89.91%4.0-75.48%
IUJAT107-22.20%7.0-22.20%
Ironworkers1-120-75.48%20.0-51.06%
NAGE1-230-34.41%30.099.90%
NNU1-2172-59.94%172.0-15.54%
OPEIU1-3100-25.53%100.0207.57%
PATCO114-4.0-
SMART102-97.68%2.0-97.68%
UBC1-170-23.31%70.054.39%
URSO11358-358.0-
United Federation LEOS-PBA1147-47.0-
AWPPU0-10-0.0-
IBB0-10-0.0-
IWW0-10-0.0-
NABET0-10-0.0-
NYSNA0-10-0.0-
Other0-20-0.0-
PASNAP0-30-0.0-
TWU0-10-0.0-

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 7,533 workers, which is a -29.79% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 19 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded1151131,00520.0
Teamsters511321,10511.0
IUOE2321628016.5
SEIU22-11242422.5
UFCW10-668013.0
IAM8-12714211.0
IBEW8155710.0
SPFPA85616220.5
UAW82547222.0
AFSCME6-2614826.5
LIUNA6545013.5
NewsGuild63646221.5
USW60411015.5
CWA5-1310527.0
OPEIU54315553.0
ATU4031,01922.0
IATSE42313658.0
UA4-111212.0
BCTGM30133.0
Multiple331132132.0
UGSOA33316629.0
AFT2-61142142.0
IAFF222214107.0
Ironworkers21000.0
NNU212211105.5
Other221322322.0
UBC21214472.0
IBB10144.0
ILWU1113939.0
IUJAT10199.0
IUPAT10133.0
IWW11166.0
NATCA10144.0
NEA1018888.0
NYSNA11000.0
PASNAP1-112626.0
TWU1113939.0
UWUA1011010.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA1014747.0
AWPPU0-1000.0
IFPTE0-1000.0
IUEC0-1000.0
Insulators0-5000.0
NABET0-1000.0
NAGE0-3000.0
NUHW0-1000.0
RWDSU0-2000.0
SAG-AFTRA0-2000.0
SMART0-2000.0
SSOBA0-1000.0
UE0-1000.0
UNAP0-2000.0
WU0-2000.0

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