Union Membership Continues To Decline, Report Says
Unions lost 612,000 members in 2010, dropping the number of unionized wage and salary workers to 14.7 million. Unions claimed 15.3 million members, representing 12.3 percent of workers, in 2009.
Membership has steadily declined since 1983, when the bureau first began recording statistics. That year, 17.7 million employees, or about 20 percent of the work force, belonged...
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