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Unions Win Many Elections with Minority of Workforce

Created on August 30, 2016

Unions Win Many Elections with Minority of Workforce

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

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Note: The x-axis shows the proportion of all employees who voted for union representation. Firm-level election results are weighted by total number of eligible voters.Sources: Heritage Foundation calculations using data from the National Labor Relations Board, Election Reports, FY2012–2015,https://www.nlrb.gov/reports-guidance/reports/election-reports (accessed April 20, 2016).

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