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Union Membership Statistics in America, Live on C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" Segment of "Washington Journal"

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2015 /The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau:

The union membership rate of wage and salary workers was 11.1 percent in 2014, down from 20.1 percent in 1983. 125 more words

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Weingarten Fact Check: WI Union Membership

Randi Weingarten, no stranger to half-truths and lies, claimed that AFT has grown in Wisconsin over the last two years on MSNBC last night… 207 more words

Unions Lose Challenge To Michigan Right-To-Work Law

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A judge has rejected a challenge from opponents of Michigan’s right-to-work law who claimed people were illegally locked out of the Capitol when lawmakers debated the legislation in 2012. 95 more words


2014 Union Membership

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released their annual Union Members Summary for 2014 and South Dakota’s union membership continues to be among the lowest in the nation at 4.9 percent. 139 more words


U.S. Union Numbers Continue Their Decline – Reach 100 Year Low

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its annual report on unionization data in the United States, and the numbers continue to be on the decline for unions as a whole. 195 more words

Labor & Employment

Michigan Union Membership Drops 1.8 Percent

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The share of Michigan workers in labor unions fell again in 2014, the second year that employees could opt out of union fees under the state’s right-to-work law. 98 more words