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    ANALYSIS: Three Charts That Show Unions’ Picketing Power in 2022

    January 17, 2023 // With unions continuing to gain traction against a backdrop of tight labor markets and job dissatisfaction, it’s no wonder that 2022 was a busy year for labor unrest. But still, it’s pretty astonishing to see just how busy unions have been. Here are three year-end statistics, mined from Bloomberg Law’s database of work stoppages, that help reveal the scope of union strike activity in 2022. Union Strike Total Surpasses 300 Unions initiated 314 strikes against employers in 2022, according to preliminary statistics from the database. It’s the first time strike totals have topped the 300 mark since 2005.