4th Quarter

2022, 4th Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 4th 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 4th quarter of 2022 477 petitions for new units were filed, a -0.62% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 20 with a total of 151,723 workers across all units, a 546.01% 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
Uncoded 149 -9 11,005 43.29% 19.0 26.64%
Teamsters 56 7 2,595 -4.44% 18.5 -12.21%
SEIU 54 26 109,104 8,670.21% 18.5 54.39%
WU 33 -7 943 -16.65% 23.0 9.99%
UFCW 32 -8 723 -48.84% 17.0 13.32%
IAM 13 -12 389 -64.38% 22.0 119.88%
IBEW 13 -4 895 256.41% 16.0 77.70%
IUOE 12 -8 181 -55.50% 8.5 0.00%
AFT 11 10 2,734 3,697.41% 37.0 -48.84%
CWA 9 1 224 -25.53% 17.0 -46.62%
UA 9 1 241 115.44% 8.0 -19.98%
AFSCME 8 -7 798 75.48% 64.5 207.57%
USW 7 4 327 -55.50% 11.0 -69.93%
OPEIU 6 3 469 278.61% 88.0 417.36%
SPFPA 6 -1 87 -87.69% 12.5 -75.48%
ATU 4 -2 99 -57.72% 6.5 -37.74%
IAFF 4 4 31 - 8.0 -
IATSE 4 -1 473 506.16% 79.0 618.27%
NUHW 4 1 422 290.82% 110.5 256.41%
UAW 4 -1 4,302 280.83% 449.5 271.95%
UNITE HERE 4 1 3,374 1,546.23% 72.0 414.03%
NATCA 3 2 13 225.33% 4.0 0.00%
UE 3 2 9,335 833.61% 3,000.0 199.80%
APWU 2 2 197 - 98.5 -
IUPAT 2 -1 86 115.44% 43.0 230.88%
Ironworkers 2 0 20 -56.61% 10.0 -56.61%
LIUNA 2 0 54 145.41% 27.0 145.41%
Multiple 2 -1 12 -97.68% 6.0 -88.80%
NNU 2 -1 653 -19.98% 326.5 366.30%
NewsGuild 2 0 59 3.33% 29.5 3.33%
PASNAP 2 2 376 - 188.0 -
UGSOA 2 0 185 -2.22% 92.5 -2.22%
FCGOA 1 1 30 - 30.0 -
NABET 1 0 56 55.50% 56.0 55.50%
NYSNA 1 1 811 - 811.0 -
Other 1 1 20 - 20.0 -
PATCO 1 -1 3 -62.16% 3.0 -25.53%
RWDSU 1 -1 60 54.39% 60.0 207.57%
SAG-AFTRA 1 0 22 -31.08% 22.0 -31.08%
UBC 1 1 150 - 150.0 -
URSO 1 0 3 -92.13% 3.0 -92.13%
UWUA 1 -1 12 -83.25% 12.0 -65.49%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 -3 150 -2.22% 150.0 361.86%
BCTGM 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IBB 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Insulators 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
SMART 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 4th quarter of 2022 507 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 55.23% closed with a certification order, creating 280 total new units. This was a -1.75% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 16,085 workers, which is a 10.88% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 19 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 149 -19 22 1,039 27.0
Teamsters 55 1 40 1,687 38.0
WU 51 -49 40 1,106 24.5
SEIU 43 13 31 5,076 20.0
UFCW 38 -1 28 582 17.0
IAM 25 8 15 160 9.0
IBEW 22 9 15 653 10.0
IUOE 20 10 14 197 8.0
UA 11 7 4 22 4.5
CWA 9 3 9 341 43.0
AFSCME 8 -7 5 156 27.0
OPEIU 8 6 7 432 37.0
AFT 7 2 6 330 42.5
SPFPA 7 2 2 29 14.5
ATU 6 0 4 119 14.5
USW 6 1 2 702 351.0
IATSE 5 -2 4 45 10.0
NNU 4 1 4 737 49.0
UAW 4 -1 3 1,317 535.0
NUHW 3 3 3 257 56.0
UNITE HERE 3 0 3 160 23.0
IAFF 2 1 2 19 9.5
Ironworkers 2 -1 1 14 14.0
UWUA 2 1 2 70 35.0
APWU 1 0 1 78 78.0
BCTGM 1 1 1 45 45.0
FCGOA 1 1 1 30 30.0
ILA 1 0 0 0 0.0
IUPAT 1 -2 1 11 11.0
Insulators 1 1 0 0 0.0
LIUNA 1 -2 1 6 6.0
Multiple 1 -1 1 54 54.0
NATCA 1 0 1 5 5.0
NewsGuild 1 -2 1 34 34.0
Other 1 0 1 13 13.0
PASNAP 1 1 1 315 315.0
RWDSU 1 -1 1 20 20.0
SAG-AFTRA 1 0 1 32 32.0
UE 1 1 1 154 154.0
UGSOA 1 0 0 0 0.0
URSO 1 1 1 38 38.0
BAC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IBB 0 -1 0 0 0.0
ILWU 0 -5 0 0 0.0
NAGE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NYSNA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
PATCO 0 -2 0 0 0.0
SMART 0 -2 0 0 0.0
UBC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 0 -2 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Jan 28 2023 02:13 UTC