July 09, 2010

Employee union representation elections, 19972009

Results of National Labor Relations Board Union Representation Elections, 19972009
Year Total number of elections for union representation Number of elections decided in favor of union representation Number of elections not decided in favor of union representation

1997

3,261 1,656 1,605

1998

3,296 1,711 1,585

1999

3,012 1,576 1,436

2000

2,896 1,513 1,383

2001

2,571 1,395 1,176

2002

2,675 1,506 1,169

2003

2,352 1,340 1,012

2004

2,293 1,312 981

2005

2,099 1,248 851

2006

1,650 988 662

2007

1,510 890 620

2008

1,588 1,028 560

2009

1,304 864 440

These data featured in the TED article, Employee union representation elections, 19972009.