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Employed Wage and Salary Workers Represented by Unions, 2007


Occupation

Percent of
workers

Professional and related 14.9%
Production, transportation, and material moving 16.8
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 17.7
Management, business, and financial operations 6.0
Service 12.4
Sales and office 8.1

Industry

Percent of
workers

Public sector 39.8%
Transportation and utilities 23.4
Information 13.1
Construction 14.4
Manufacturing 12.0
Mining 10.2
Education and health services 10.0

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


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