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Supply Chain News: US Unionization Rates Fall again, BLS Says
February 9, 2023 // Despite A very pro-Labor Biden administration, unionization rates fell again in the US in 2022, according the fresh data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics last week. The BLS found that at the end of last year, the overall US union membership rate was 10.1%, down from 10.3% in 2021. In fact, the 2022 unionization rate is now the lowest on record. In 1983, the first year for which comparable data are available, the union membership rate was 20.1%. The number of wage and salary workers belonging to unions, at 14.3 million in 2022, increased by 273,000, or 1.9%, from 2021. However, the total number of wage and salary workers grew by 5.3 million (mostly among non-union workers), or 3.9%.