R.I. had 4th highest share of workers represented by unions in U.S. in 2019

UNION MEMBERSHIP in Rhode Island in 2019 reflected 17.4% of all workers, the highest rate in New England. / COURTESY U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
UNION MEMBERSHIP in Rhode Island in 2019 reflected 17.4% of all workers, the highest rate in New England. / COURTESY U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
PROVIDENCE – The share of workers represented by unions in Rhode Island was 19% in 2019, a 0.5 percentage point increase year over year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Wednesday. The number of workers represented by unions was 90,000, an increase of 10,000 year over year. Rhode Island had the highest union…

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