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|May 18, 2021|
California workers rank high in union membership
SAN FRANCISCO – (INT) - Unions remain an integral part of California’s labor force, but they aren’t as strong as they once were.
Nearly 2.4 million workers belonged to a union last year. They represent 17.1% of California’s wage and salary workers. That compares to a nationwide average of 11.8%.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that California ranked seventh in the nation in union membership.
Story Date: April 3, 2012