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 584 petitions for new units were filed, a 2.82% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 22 with a total of 24,824 workers across all units, a -18.14% 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 185 33 7,898 -25.53% 21.0 16.65%
WU 109 -52 2,835 -34.41% 25.0 -3.33%
Teamsters 54 16 1,508 -34.41% 12.5 -49.95%
UFCW 51 20 1,594 129.87% 12.0 -25.53%
SEIU 33 12 2,783 47.73% 28.0 -47.73%
IAM 17 3 735 3.33% 20.0 66.60%
IBEW 13 -3 397 -38.85% 10.0 -38.85%
AFSCME 11 0 297 -75.48% 20.0 -61.05%
AFT 11 3 1,117 155.40% 30.0 13.32%
IUOE 11 -16 223 -28.86% 13.0 85.47%
ATU 7 -9 412 18.87% 16.0 -25.53%
CWA 7 -5 349 -38.85% 30.0 149.85%
LIUNA 7 5 372 1,387.50% 21.0 67.71%
USW 7 3 537 15.54% 24.0 -61.05%
IATSE 6 3 166 388.50% 31.0 287.49%
SPFPA 5 1 459 44.40% 79.0 37.74%
UA 5 -3 128 68.82% 14.0 99.90%
Multiple 4 3 78 1,850.37% 16.0 299.70%
Other 4 3 583 6,378.06% 55.0 510.60%
UAW 4 0 861 72.15% 169.5 74.37%
ILWU 3 1 114 442.89% 36.0 243.09%
OPEIU 3 2 208 246.42% 68.0 13.32%
IUPAT 2 0 30 3.33% 15.0 3.33%
Ironworkers 2 0 103 296.37% 51.5 296.37%
NATCA 2 2 9 - 4.5 -
NNU 2 -2 185 109.89% 92.5 277.50%
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 26 - 26.0 -
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 36 176.49% 36.0 453.99%
UBC 1 -2 41 -41.07% 41.0 71.04%
ILA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IUJAT 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
URSO 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UWUA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 2nd quarter of 2022 568 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 61.97% closed with a certification order, creating 352 total new units. This was a 114.63% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 17,846 workers, which is a 169.62% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 22 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 160 20 29 2,441 21.0
WU 156 151 137 3,660 26.0
Teamsters 36 -12 24 731 9.0
UFCW 33 8 21 397 15.0
ATU 20 15 12 463 21.0
IUOE 20 6 19 146 7.0
SEIU 19 0 11 1,130 53.0
CWA 16 13 15 234 7.0
AFSCME 14 10 13 1,203 46.0
IAM 13 4 10 279 13.5
IBEW 13 -5 7 289 17.0
AFT 10 6 9 1,204 68.0
NUHW 6 3 5 196 50.0
USW 5 3 3 442 47.0
LIUNA 4 -1 4 136 35.0
SPFPA 4 2 4 89 19.0
UAW 4 1 2 55 27.5
IATSE 3 -1 2 16 8.0
UA 3 -1 0 0 0.0
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 -2 2 48 24.0
NewsGuild 2 1 2 13 6.5
UBC 2 1 1 41 41.0
UE 2 2 2 4,049 2,024.5
UNITE HERE 2 1 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
NATCA 1 1 1 5 5.0
NNU 1 -3 1 229 229.0
OPEIU 1 -1 1 60 60.0
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
SMART 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UNAP 0 -2 0 0 0.0
UWA 0 -4 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Aug 9 2022 02:41 UTC