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Union Manufacturing Jobs in Decline

Created on May 11, 2011

Union Manufacturing Jobs in Decline

UNION

(Down 79% since 1975)

NON-UNION

(Same level as 1975)

Manufacturing Jobs in Millions

Chart 1 •  LM 66

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11.8

1.4

6.7

11.8

2010

2005

2000

1995

1990

1985

1980

1975

Source: Heritage Foundation calculations based on data from Barry T. Hirsch and David A. Macpherson, “Union Membership and Coverage Database from the Current Population Survey,” at http://unionstats.gsu.edu/ (May 5, 2011).