The Economic Policy Institute has released new data showing that the number of U.S. workers represented by a union was more than 16 million in 2022. That is an increase of 200,000 from 2021. However, because nonunion jobs were added at a faster rate than union jobs, the share of workers represented by a union declined from 11.6% to 11.3%. Overall, the current unionization rate is well under half the rate of what it was about 40 years ago.

Read the full story at Economic Policy News, published January 19, 2023, here:


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