2022

2022 filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in 2022. 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 2022 104 petitions for new units were filed, a -92.23% decrease from the previous year The median size was 20 with a total of 7,267 workers across all units, a -89.74% decrease from the previous year

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
WU161336-47.73%21.0-29.97%
ATU15-1332-78.81%18.028.86%
Uncoded13-4431,332-95.46%17.013.32%
UFCW12-67354-83.25%17.0-5.55%
Teamsters7-179520-92.13%40.0128.76%
IUOE6-66147-88.80%7.5-28.86%
SEIU4-90697-87.69%118.5365.19%
AFSCME3-22687-49.95%48.045.51%
IBEW3-3728-97.68%7.0-44.40%
NewsGuild3-1039-96.57%17.0-22.20%
SPFPA3-188480.00%150.0368.52%
IAM2-44189-89.91%94.5439.56%
IUPAT2-571-62.16%35.577.70%
SMART2-38-94.35%4.0-76.59%
UA2-1415-94.35%7.5-44.40%
AFT1-1219-97.68%19.0-63.27%
CWA1-2111-98.79%11.0-57.72%
FCGOA1-45-91.02%5.0-49.95%
ILA1025-58.83%25.0-58.83%
Multiple1-53-98.79%3.0-93.24%
NAGE1-525086.58%250.0986.79%
NNU1-635-98.79%35.0-79.92%
NUHW1-595096.57%950.01,142.19%
RWDSU1-5116-78.81%116.0205.35%
UAW1-17110-93.24%110.026.64%
USW1-15140-82.14%140.0521.70%
AWPPU0-20-0.0-
BCTGM0-80-0.0-
IAFF0-30-0.0-
IATSE0-90-0.0-
IBB0-10-0.0-
IFPTE0-20-0.0-
ILWU0-90-0.0-
IUEC0-10-0.0-
IUJAT0-30-0.0-
IWW0-10-0.0-
Insulators0-50-0.0-
Ironworkers0-40-0.0-
LIUNA0-190-0.0-
NABET0-20-0.0-
NATCA0-70-0.0-
NEA0-30-0.0-
NLJSP0-20-0.0-
NYSNA0-10-0.0-
OPEIU0-120-0.0-
Other0-20-0.0-
PASNAP0-40-0.0-
PATCO0-10-0.0-
SAG-AFTRA0-20-0.0-
SSOBA0-10-0.0-
TWU0-10-0.0-
UBC0-40-0.0-
UE0-50-0.0-
UGSOA0-40-0.0-
UNAP0-40-0.0-
UNITE HERE0-40-0.0-
URSO0-20-0.0-
UWA0-40-0.0-
UWUA0-70-0.0-
United Federation LEOS-PBA0-20-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In 2022 64 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 60.94% closed with a certification order, creating 39 total new units. This was a -93.92% decrease from the previous year in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 1,046 workers, which is a -96.60% decrease from the previous year The median bargaining unit has 11 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded46-3842335911.0
IUOE4-683153.0
UWUA3-22126.0
CWA2-222178.5
SEIU2-88214271.0
Teamsters2-1742207103.5
ATU1-14155.0
NNU1-616161.0
SPFPA1-211112112.0
UNAP1-117070.0
WU1-514646.0
AFSCME0-28000.0
AFT0-16000.0
AWPPU0-1000.0
BCTGM0-8000.0
FCGOA0-2000.0
IAFF0-3000.0
IAM0-53000.0
IATSE0-8000.0
IBB0-3000.0
IBEW0-36000.0
IFPTE0-2000.0
ILWU0-8000.0
IUEC0-2000.0
IUJAT0-4000.0
IUPAT0-3000.0
IWW0-1000.0
Insulators0-5000.0
Ironworkers0-4000.0
LIUNA0-17000.0
Multiple0-8000.0
NABET0-2000.0
NAGE0-4000.0
NATCA0-8000.0
NEA0-2000.0
NUHW0-3000.0
NYSNA0-1000.0
NewsGuild0-11000.0
OPEIU0-15000.0
Other0-2000.0
PASNAP0-5000.0
PATCO0-1000.0
RWDSU0-8000.0
SAG-AFTRA0-2000.0
SMART0-4000.0
SSOBA0-2000.0
TWU0-1000.0
UA0-14000.0
UAW0-19000.0
UBC0-4000.0
UE0-2000.0
UFCW0-60000.0
UGSOA0-4000.0
UNITE HERE0-1000.0
URSO0-1000.0
USW0-20000.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA0-5000.0

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