2021 Union Filing Report

In 2021 there were 1,400 representation cases filed1 and 1,340 closed. Of those cases that were closed in 2021 50.6% led to the certification of a union. The median bargaining unit for successful cases had 20 workers. In total this led to approximately 32,484 new workers with union representation.

By Union

1 Of those filed during the year

By State

1 Of those filed during the year


  1. This only includes cases with a single union filed, excluding the rare cases with multiple unions in an election.↩︎