In 2019, only 10.3% of wage and salary workers in the U.S. were members of unions. That number is down from 20.1% in 1983, when union data was first made available. – Daily Kos

Attacks on workers have been a concerted effort by big business and the government it has helped elect. As union membership has decreased nationally, so have living wages and employer-offered health insurance. When unions were strongest, workers were the most equitable. We are now seeing a renewed need for unions in the wake of the economic crisis and pandemic.

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