- Created: Friday, 03 February 2017 11:40
By Michael Messina
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released their annual report of union membership last month and the news for the pro-labor camp was mostly discouraging. Union membership in the U.S. dropped in 2016 to 10.7 percent, down 0.4 percent from the year before. That’s a decline of about 240,000 union members across the country, for a total of 14.6 million.