2nd Quarter

2022, 2nd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 2nd 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 2nd quarter of 2022 580 petitions for new units were filed, a 1.93% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 22 with a total of 25,033 workers across all units, a -17.74% decrease from the previous quarter

National Total Units Filed Change in Units Total Workers Change in Total Workers Median Unit Size Change in Median Unit
Uncoded 170 32 7,246 -18.87% 21.0 16.65%
WU 118 -46 3,070 -29.97% 25.0 -3.33%
Teamsters 53 10 1,666 -32.19% 13.0 -43.29%
UFCW 50 18 1,601 126.54% 13.0 -18.87%
SEIU 33 12 3,412 4.44% 51.0 -8.88%
IAM 17 1 765 5.55% 21.0 99.90%
IBEW 15 -1 421 -31.08% 13.0 -13.32%
AFT 12 4 1,129 157.62% 23.5 -11.10%
AFSCME 11 0 222 -82.14% 7.0 -86.58%
IUOE 11 -16 225 3.33% 14.0 99.90%
ATU 8 -10 413 1.11% 15.0 -29.97%
CWA 8 -4 374 -34.41% 25.5 112.11%
IATSE 6 3 178 424.02% 37.5 368.52%
LIUNA 6 4 177 608.28% 18.5 47.73%
UA 6 -3 131 -19.98% 14.5 189.81%
USW 6 2 497 8.88% 22.5 -61.05%
ILWU 4 2 119 466.20% 20.5 95.46%
Multiple 4 3 78 1,850.37% 16.0 299.70%
UAW 4 0 1,051 109.89% 264.5 170.94%
Ironworkers 3 1 118 280.83% 15.0 -3.33%
OPEIU 3 1 208 78.81% 68.0 17.76%
Other 3 2 555 6,066.15% 57.0 532.80%
SPFPA 3 -1 236 -25.53% 79.0 37.74%
IUPAT 2 0 30 3.33% 15.0 3.33%
NATCA 2 2 9 - 4.5 -
NNU 2 -2 188 113.22% 94.0 284.16%
RWDSU 2 0 26 -77.70% 13.0 -77.70%
UGSOA 2 1 75 87.69% 37.5 -6.66%
UNITE HERE 2 2 289 - 144.5 -
APWU 1 1 102 - 102.0 -
BAC 1 1 24 - 24.0 -
FCGOA 1 0 13 159.84% 13.0 159.84%
IAFF 1 -1 5 -88.80% 5.0 -77.70%
IBB 1 1 14 - 14.0 -
IWW 1 0 36 259.74% 36.0 259.74%
NAGE 1 0 22 -93.24% 22.0 -93.24%
NUHW 1 -3 36 -77.70% 36.0 -28.86%
NYSNA 1 1 9 - 9.0 -
NewsGuild 1 0 98 1,125.54% 98.0 1,125.54%
SAG-AFTRA 1 1 15 - 15.0 -
SMART 1 -1 20 54.39% 20.0 207.57%
UBC 1 -2 41 -41.07% 41.0 71.04%
UWUA 1 0 89 641.58% 89.0 641.58%
ILA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IUJAT 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
URSO 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 2nd quarter of 2022 587 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 62.86% closed with a certification order, creating 369 total new units. This was a 126.38% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 18,639 workers, which is a 204.66% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 23 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
WU 167 162 149 3,996 26.0
Uncoded 149 16 17 676 21.0
Teamsters 38 -13 26 768 11.5
UFCW 36 11 23 440 15.0
IUOE 23 9 21 162 7.0
ATU 22 17 14 523 21.0
SEIU 20 1 12 2,580 54.5
CWA 17 14 16 594 7.5
IBEW 15 -3 9 359 17.0
AFSCME 14 10 13 1,203 46.0
IAM 13 4 10 279 13.5
AFT 10 6 9 1,204 68.0
NUHW 6 2 5 196 50.0
UAW 5 2 3 156 48.0
USW 5 3 3 442 47.0
LIUNA 4 -1 4 136 35.0
SPFPA 4 2 4 89 19.0
UA 4 0 1 5 5.0
IATSE 3 -2 2 16 8.0
FCGOA 2 -1 2 35 17.5
IAFF 2 2 2 45 22.5
ILWU 2 2 2 21 10.5
IUPAT 2 -1 0 0 0.0
Multiple 2 -3 2 48 24.0
NATCA 2 2 2 9 4.5
NewsGuild 2 1 2 13 6.5
OPEIU 2 0 2 116 58.0
UBC 2 1 1 41 41.0
UE 2 2 2 4,049 2,024.5
UNITE HERE 2 0 2 18 9.0
IBB 1 1 1 14 14.0
ILA 1 1 0 0 0.0
IUJAT 1 1 1 9 9.0
IWW 1 1 1 36 36.0
Ironworkers 1 1 1 28 28.0
NNU 1 -3 1 229 229.0
SMART 1 0 1 20 20.0
UGSOA 1 1 1 40 40.0
URSO 1 1 1 32 32.0
UWUA 1 -3 1 12 12.0
IUEC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NAGE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NEA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NLJSP 0 -2 0 0 0.0
RWDSU 0 -4 0 0 0.0
SAG-AFTRA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UNAP 0 -2 0 0 0.0
UWA 0 -4 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Dec 3 2022 02:01 UTC