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Union membership rate in private industry was 6.6 percent in 2014; public sector 35.7 percent 

January 28, 2015
In 2014, public-sector workers had a union membership rate of 35.7 percent. That was more than five times the rate for private-sector workers, 6.6 percent. Ten years earlier, the union membership rate for public-sector workers was 36.4 percent, and the rate for private-sector workers was 7.9 percent. Full Text »

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