January 18, 2019 (Union Membership Byte)

By Hye Jin Rho and Hayley Brown

Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released data on union membership for 2018. Using additional analysis of the raw data, this paper discusses recent developments in union membership.

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Due to the partial government shutdown, CEPR’s more in-depth analyses use the first 11 months of 2018 data. This report will be updated when the data are available.

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