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 662 petitions for new units were filed, a 77.48% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 22 with a total of 38,779 workers across all units, a 14.14% 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 184 171 4,972 1,007.88% 26.0 -16.65%
Uncoded 171 65 11,326 -51.06% 18.0 12.21%
Teamsters 47 -9 2,416 28.86% 24.0 26.64%
UFCW 35 -1 762 -22.20% 16.0 9.99%
IUOE 30 14 361 106.56% 8.0 6.66%
SEIU 28 -3 4,951 64.38% 55.0 12.21%
IBEW 21 5 746 159.84% 19.0 35.52%
ATU 17 12 335 68.82% 21.0 49.95%
IAM 16 11 778 480.63% 13.5 125.43%
CWA 14 3 979 702.63% 15.0 36.63%
SPFPA 13 10 1,676 525.03% 98.0 -12.21%
UA 10 6 88 119.88% 7.0 -26.64%
AFSCME 9 4 2,452 956.82% 51.0 168.72%
AFT 9 7 555 728.16% 34.0 1.11%
UAW 5 1 621 219.78% 105.0 125.43%
USW 5 2 554 2,418.69% 78.0 1,014.54%
NNU 4 2 91 44.40% 26.0 -17.76%
IAFF 3 3 48 - 21.0 -
IATSE 3 -2 41 -32.19% 15.0 49.95%
NUHW 3 -3 110 -69.93% 52.0 82.14%
NewsGuild 3 3 34 - 9.0 -
OPEIU 3 -3 171 -37.74% 56.0 107.67%
UBC 3 3 70 - 24.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 3 3 116 - 50.0 -
IUPAT 2 1 29 61.05% 14.5 -19.98%
IWW 2 2 19 - 9.5 -
Ironworkers 2 2 17 - 8.5 -
LIUNA 2 -5 25 -78.81% 12.5 25.53%
RWDSU 2 0 116 111.00% 58.0 111.00%
SMART 2 1 14 -63.27% 7.0 -81.03%
FCGOA 1 -2 5 -88.80% 5.0 -61.05%
ILA 1 1 25 - 25.0 -
ILWU 1 1 20 - 20.0 -
IUJAT 1 1 9 - 9.0 -
Multiple 1 -3 4 -98.79% 4.0 -96.57%
NAGE 1 1 320 - 320.0 -
Other 1 1 9 - 9.0 -
UE 1 0 3,823 537.24% 3,823.0 537.24%
UGSOA 1 1 40 - 40.0 -
URSO 1 0 40 -45.51% 40.0 -45.51%
UWUA 1 -2 11 -45.51% 11.0 56.61%
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 -
UNITE HERE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UWA 0 -4 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2022 345 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 47.25% closed with a certification order, creating 163 total new units. This was a -0.61% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 6,133 workers, which is a -4.97% 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 127 21 10 175 10.0
Teamsters 49 15 26 972 21.5
UFCW 24 -2 13 234 16.0
SEIU 19 -11 14 697 41.5
IBEW 18 5 15 554 9.0
IUOE 14 -1 11 74 5.0
IAM 8 -5 6 160 9.0
ATU 5 1 5 75 14.0
LIUNA 5 -1 4 40 7.5
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
IATSE 4 2 3 38 10.0
Multiple 4 2 3 480 198.0
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
IUPAT 3 2 2 17 8.5
NUHW 3 0 2 39 19.5
UAW 3 -1 3 116 33.0
FCGOA 2 0 2 23 11.5
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
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
UNITE HERE 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: May 23 2022 17:46 UTC