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Union membership in state dips to 23.2%, but still leads nation

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New York has always been a strong union state. But new figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that union membership in 2012 declined to its lowest level since 1989, when the agency began tracking such figures, mirroring a national trend. According to the BLS, union members accounted for 23.2 percent of wage and salary workers in New York in 2012, compared with 24.1 percent in 2011. Even so, New York’s union membership ...


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