1st Quarter

2022, 1st Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 1st quarter of 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 the 1st quarter of 2022 578 petitions for new units were filed, a 57.49% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 22 with a total of 30,609 workers across all units, a 5.28% increase from the previous quarter

National Total Units Filed Change in Units Total Workers Change in Total Workers Median Unit Size Change in Median Unit
WU 164 154 4,375 1,234.32% 26.0 -13.32%
Uncoded 144 38 8,969 -49.95% 18.0 19.98%
Teamsters 43 -10 2,380 31.08% 23.0 21.09%
UFCW 32 -4 707 -28.86% 16.0 9.99%
IUOE 27 11 314 79.92% 7.0 -6.66%
SEIU 22 -8 3,327 11.10% 56.0 5.55%
ATU 19 14 412 106.56% 21.0 49.95%
IBEW 16 0 613 113.22% 15.0 6.66%
IAM 15 10 711 430.68% 11.0 83.25%
CWA 13 2 578 374.07% 12.0 8.88%
AFSCME 11 6 1,214 422.91% 51.0 168.72%
AFT 8 6 438 553.89% 26.5 -21.09%
UA 8 4 158 295.26% 6.0 -36.63%
SPFPA 5 2 395 47.73% 77.0 -31.08%
NNU 4 2 88 39.96% 24.5 -22.20%
NUHW 4 -2 160 -55.50% 51.0 78.81%
UAW 4 0 500 157.62% 97.5 109.89%
USW 4 1 455 1,968.03% 58.0 728.16%
IATSE 3 -2 34 -43.29% 8.0 -19.98%
UBC 3 3 70 - 24.0 -
IAFF 2 2 45 - 22.5 -
ILWU 2 2 21 - 10.5 -
IUPAT 2 1 29 61.05% 14.5 -19.98%
Ironworkers 2 2 26 - 13.0 -
LIUNA 2 -4 25 -76.59% 12.5 -13.32%
OPEIU 2 -4 116 -57.72% 58.0 114.33%
RWDSU 2 0 116 111.00% 58.0 111.00%
SMART 2 1 13 -65.49% 6.5 -83.25%
FCGOA 1 -2 5 -88.80% 5.0 -61.05%
ILA 1 0 44 -46.62% 44.0 -46.62%
IUJAT 1 1 9 - 9.0 -
IWW 1 1 10 - 10.0 -
Multiple 1 -3 4 -98.79% 4.0 -96.57%
NAGE 1 1 320 - 320.0 -
NewsGuild 1 1 8 - 8.0 -
Other 1 1 9 - 9.0 -
UE 1 0 3,823 537.24% 3,823.0 537.24%
UGSOA 1 0 40 -84.36% 40.0 -84.36%
UNITE HERE 1 0 4 -82.14% 4.0 -82.14%
URSO 1 0 32 -56.61% 32.0 -56.61%
UWUA 1 -2 12 -39.96% 12.0 71.04%
BCTGM 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IUEC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NATCA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NEA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NLJSP 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
PASNAP 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
SAG-AFTRA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UNAP 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
UWA 0 -4 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2022 361 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 46.26% closed with a certification order, creating 167 total new units. This was a 1.83% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 6,335 workers, which is a -0.03% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 15 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 133 27 12 207 10.0
Teamsters 52 13 26 972 21.5
UFCW 25 -1 13 234 16.0
SEIU 19 -11 14 697 41.5
IBEW 18 6 15 554 9.0
IUOE 14 -1 11 74 5.0
IAM 9 -4 7 167 8.0
ATU 5 1 5 75 14.0
IATSE 5 3 3 38 10.0
LIUNA 5 -1 4 40 7.5
Multiple 5 3 3 480 198.0
NNU 5 4 4 121 27.5
UA 5 1 5 43 7.0
WU 5 4 5 183 43.0
AFSCME 4 -3 3 216 33.0
AFT 4 3 4 80 16.5
NUHW 4 1 3 202 21.0
RWDSU 4 2 4 171 27.5
UWA 4 4 0 0 0.0
UWUA 4 2 3 17 5.0
CWA 3 -8 3 28 11.0
FCGOA 3 1 2 23 11.5
IUPAT 3 2 2 17 8.5
UAW 3 -1 3 116 33.0
NLJSP 2 2 1 14 14.0
OPEIU 2 -3 1 20 20.0
SPFPA 2 -5 2 244 122.0
UNAP 2 2 2 284 142.0
UNITE HERE 2 1 0 0 0.0
USW 2 -1 0 0 0.0
IUEC 1 0 1 15 15.0
NAGE 1 -1 1 320 320.0
NEA 1 1 1 64 64.0
NewsGuild 1 0 1 591 591.0
Other 1 1 1 9 9.0
SAG-AFTRA 1 1 1 14 14.0
SMART 1 -1 1 5 5.0
UBC 1 0 0 0 0.0
BCTGM 0 -2 0 0 0.0
IAFF 0 -1 0 0 0.0
ILWU 0 -4 0 0 0.0
IUJAT 0 -1 0 0 0.0
Ironworkers 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NABET 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NATCA 0 -4 0 0 0.0
PASNAP 0 -1 0 0 0.0
PATCO 0 -1 0 0 0.0
URSO 0 -1 0 0 0.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 0 -1 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Sep 25 2022 03:03 UTC