Comments for: US union membership falls to lowest percentage in 76 years

Posted Jan. 23, 2013, at 9:05 p.m.

The percentage of U.S. workers belonging to unions tumbled to 11.3 percent in 2012, the lowest percentage in 76 years, led by dramatic declines in states where lawmakers have put organized labor in the political crosshairs, government figures showed on Wednesday. The total number of union members fell by nearly …

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