3rd Quarter

2022, 3rd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 3rd 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 3rd quarter of 2022 481 petitions for new units were filed, a -17.07% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 16 with a total of 23,476 workers across all units, a -6.22% 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 159 -11 7,658 5.55% 15.0 -28.86%
Teamsters 48 -5 2,653 58.83% 20.5 57.72%
WU 40 -78 1,134 -63.27% 21.0 -15.54%
UFCW 39 -11 1,401 -12.21% 16.0 23.31%
SEIU 28 -5 1,291 -62.16% 14.5 -71.04%
IAM 25 8 1,082 41.07% 10.0 -52.17%
IBEW 19 4 269 -36.63% 9.0 -31.08%
IUOE 19 8 386 71.04% 8.0 -43.29%
AFSCME 16 5 1,123 406.26% 24.0 243.09%
CWA 8 0 305 -18.87% 33.0 28.86%
UA 8 2 105 -19.98% 9.5 -34.41%
SPFPA 7 4 695 194.25% 52.0 -34.41%
ATU 6 -2 237 -42.18% 10.5 -29.97%
IATSE 5 -1 78 -56.61% 11.0 -71.04%
UAW 5 1 1,128 7.77% 121.0 -54.39%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 4 4 153 - 32.5 -
IUPAT 3 1 40 33.30% 13.0 -13.32%
NNU 3 1 811 331.89% 70.0 -25.53%
NUHW 3 2 108 199.80% 31.0 -14.43%
OPEIU 3 0 124 -39.96% 17.0 -75.48%
UNITE HERE 3 1 205 -28.86% 14.0 -89.91%
USW 3 -3 739 48.84% 37.0 64.38%
Ironworkers 2 -1 23 -81.03% 11.5 -23.31%
LIUNA 2 -4 22 -87.69% 11.0 -41.07%
Multiple 2 -2 78 0.00% 39.0 144.30%
NewsGuild 2 1 57 -42.18% 28.5 -71.04%
PATCO 2 2 8 - 4.0 -
RWDSU 2 0 39 49.95% 19.5 49.95%
UGSOA 2 0 190 153.18% 95.0 153.18%
UWUA 2 1 70 -21.09% 35.0 -61.05%
AFT 1 -11 72 -93.24% 72.0 206.46%
BCTGM 1 1 45 - 45.0 -
IBB 1 0 6 -56.61% 6.0 -56.61%
IWW 1 0 10 -72.15% 10.0 -72.15%
Insulators 1 1 19 - 19.0 -
NABET 1 1 36 - 36.0 -
NATCA 1 -1 4 -55.50% 4.0 -11.10%
SAG-AFTRA 1 0 32 113.22% 32.0 113.22%
SMART 1 0 2 -89.91% 2.0 -89.91%
UE 1 1 1,000 - 1,000.0 -
URSO 1 1 38 - 38.0 -
APWU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
BAC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
FCGOA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IAFF 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
ILWU 0 -4 0 - 0.0 -
NAGE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NYSNA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Other 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
UBC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 3rd quarter of 2022 536 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 53.17% closed with a certification order, creating 285 total new units. This was a -22.76% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 14,507 workers, which is a -22.17% decrease 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
Uncoded 168 19 24 2,144 33.5
WU 100 -67 74 1,988 25.0
Teamsters 53 15 31 1,051 21.0
UFCW 39 3 27 786 16.0
SEIU 30 10 23 2,338 47.0
IAM 17 4 10 311 9.0
AFSCME 14 0 9 304 16.0
IBEW 14 -1 8 90 7.5
IUOE 10 -13 8 170 9.5
IATSE 7 4 7 215 34.0
ATU 6 -16 5 227 39.0
CWA 6 -11 5 322 38.0
AFT 5 -5 2 49 24.5
ILWU 5 3 4 121 21.5
SPFPA 5 1 5 419 79.0
UAW 5 0 5 1,259 121.0
USW 5 0 3 125 41.0
UA 4 0 2 6 3.0
IUPAT 3 1 2 25 12.5
Ironworkers 3 2 3 24 6.0
LIUNA 3 -1 3 60 16.0
NNU 3 2 3 915 160.0
NewsGuild 3 1 3 195 74.0
UNITE HERE 3 1 1 275 275.0
Multiple 2 0 1 19 19.0
OPEIU 2 0 2 171 85.5
PATCO 2 2 2 8 4.0
RWDSU 2 2 2 26 13.0
SMART 2 1 1 8 8.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 2 2 2 94 47.0
APWU 1 1 1 102 102.0
BAC 1 1 0 0 0.0
IAFF 1 -1 1 5 5.0
IBB 1 0 1 6 6.0
ILA 1 0 0 0 0.0
NAGE 1 1 0 0 0.0
NATCA 1 -1 1 4 4.0
NYSNA 1 1 1 9 9.0
Other 1 1 1 485 485.0
SAG-AFTRA 1 1 0 0 0.0
UBC 1 -1 0 0 0.0
UGSOA 1 0 1 62 62.0
UWUA 1 0 1 89 89.0
FCGOA 0 -2 0 0 0.0
IUJAT 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IWW 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NUHW 0 -6 0 0 0.0
UE 0 -2 0 0 0.0
URSO 0 -1 0 0 0.0

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