1st Quarter

2023, 1st Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 1st quarter of 2023. 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 2023 536 petitions for new units were filed, a 12.84% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 19 with a total of 33,159 workers across all units, a -36.42% 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 161 5 12,460 8.88% 16.0 -15.54%
Teamsters 56 2 1,450 -42.18% 13.5 -25.53%
SEIU 52 3 4,330 -57.72% 32.0 68.82%
WU 36 1 780 -21.09% 22.0 -4.44%
UFCW 33 1 1,500 114.33% 24.0 45.51%
IUOE 31 19 620 251.97% 11.0 28.86%
IBEW 21 8 452 -49.95% 11.0 -31.08%
IAM 17 3 589 48.84% 12.0 -33.30%
AFT 14 3 2,652 1.11% 48.0 0.00%
CWA 10 1 555 157.62% 28.5 67.71%
AFSCME 9 3 476 7.77% 44.0 15.54%
IATSE 9 6 250 -28.86% 13.0 -65.49%
USW 8 0 831 183.15% 32.5 241.98%
SPFPA 7 2 254 253.08% 20.0 99.90%
UA 7 -1 280 237.54% 26.0 246.42%
UAW 7 3 516 -86.58% 29.0 -93.24%
Other 5 4 1,695 8,374.95% 43.0 115.44%
UNITE HERE 5 1 108 -96.57% 19.0 -73.26%
NUHW 4 0 78 -81.03% 23.0 -78.81%
NewsGuild 4 2 121 133.20% 31.5 21.09%
UWUA 4 3 89 709.29% 13.5 22.20%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 4 4 108 - 16.0 -
ATU 3 -1 54 -44.40% 10.0 82.14%
IWW 3 3 90 - 31.0 -
LIUNA 3 1 185 236.43% 60.0 117.66%
OPEIU 3 -3 350 -37.74% 101.0 3.33%
RWDSU 3 2 115 105.45% 44.0 -21.09%
Ironworkers 2 0 97 438.45% 48.5 438.45%
NABET 2 1 11 -79.92% 5.5 -89.91%
NNU 2 -1 662 -3.33% 331.0 934.62%
ACOPS 1 1 15 - 15.0 -
APWU 1 -1 10 -95.46% 10.0 -89.91%
BCTGM 1 1 129 - 129.0 -
FCGOA 1 0 26 -13.32% 26.0 -13.32%
IUPAT 1 -1 53 -28.86% 53.0 41.07%
Multiple 1 -2 787 165.39% 787.0 26,133.84%
NATCA 1 -2 3 -75.48% 3.0 -25.53%
PATCO 1 0 4 33.30% 4.0 33.30%
UGSOA 1 -1 363 94.35% 363.0 288.60%
UNAP 1 1 8 - 8.0 -
URSO 1 0 3 0.00% 3.0 0.00%
IAFF 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
NYSNA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
PASNAP 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
SAG-AFTRA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UBC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UE 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2023 431 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 55.92% closed with a certification order, creating 241 total new units. This was a -15.44% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 29,279 workers, which is a 81.18% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 20 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 142 -9 26 898 16.5
Teamsters 43 -17 33 1,532 17.0
SEIU 42 -2 27 2,953 33.0
WU 30 -21 24 503 21.5
UFCW 28 -10 22 567 23.0
IUOE 25 5 22 448 10.5
IAM 15 -10 9 148 6.0
IBEW 15 -7 8 118 12.5
USW 10 4 8 441 39.5
AFSCME 7 -2 6 454 44.5
AFT 6 0 4 2,846 384.5
CWA 5 -4 4 56 15.0
UAW 5 1 3 3,346 440.0
Multiple 4 3 4 896 147.0
SPFPA 4 -3 2 37 18.5
UA 4 -7 1 7 7.0
UNITE HERE 4 1 3 3,273 52.0
IATSE 3 -3 3 79 31.0
LIUNA 3 2 2 40 20.0
NUHW 3 0 3 218 58.0
RWDSU 3 2 2 63 31.5
UE 3 2 3 9,386 3,186.0
ATU 2 -4 2 44 22.0
IUPAT 2 1 0 0 0.0
Ironworkers 2 0 1 40 40.0
NATCA 2 1 2 7 3.5
NNU 2 -2 2 353 176.5
NewsGuild 2 1 2 53 26.5
OPEIU 2 -6 1 77 77.0
Other 2 1 2 61 30.5
PATCO 2 2 2 7 3.5
UWUA 2 0 2 70 35.0
APWU 1 0 1 119 119.0
IWW 1 1 0 0 0.0
NABET 1 1 1 6 6.0
PASNAP 1 0 1 61 61.0
SAG-AFTRA 1 0 1 22 22.0
UGSOA 1 0 1 47 47.0
URSO 1 0 1 3 3.0
BCTGM 0 -1 0 0 0.0
FCGOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IAFF 0 -2 0 0 0.0
ILA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
Insulators 0 -1 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Oct 3 2023 01:48 UTC