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Another Look at Teacher Union Membership

Mike Antonucci looks at teacher union membership and the possible effect the Janus case will have on it in the74million.org.

Union membership rates increased modestly across the entire U.S. economy in 2017, despite lagging numbers in the area where union market share is largest — the local government sector. A deeper dive into figures provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals that teachers unions had a particularly bad year, losing two full percentage points in its share of America’s teaching force.