• Heritage Action
  • More

Thousands of Employees Unionized Without Representation

Created on August 30, 2016

Thousands of Employees Unionized Without Representation

unelected-union-reps-xzytzqzyyz

DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.

Read the original report, "Unelected Representatives: 94 percent of Union Members Never Voted for a Union," by James Sherk.

VIEW all graphics for this report.

Thanks to NLRB rules, about 60,000 workers were placed in unions from 2012 to 2015 even though the union failed to get majority support from the workers.

Sources: Heritage Foundation analysis and National Labor Relations Board, Election Reports, FY 2012–2015, https://www.nlrb.gov/reports-guidance/reports/election-reports (accessed April 22, 2016).

FIGURE 1 • BG 3126

Tags: unions, unelected, representation