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Employed Wage and Salary Workers Represented by Unions, 2008


Occupation

Percent of
workers

Professional and related 15.3%
Production, transportation, and material moving 17.7
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 18.5
Management, business, and financial operations 6.0
Service 12.8
Sales and office 8.3

Industry

Percent of
workers

Public sector 40.7
Transportation and utilities 23.4
Information 13.7
Construction 16.2
Manufacturing 12.3
Mining 7.9
Education and health services 10.3

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Web: www.bls.gov/news.release/union2.t03.htm.


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Union Affiliation of Employed Wage and Salary Workers, 1983–2007 Labor Unions Employed Wage and Salary Workers Represented by Unions, 2007



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