May 16, 2024 - Business

Winning record, charted

Grouped column chart showing the number of elections conducted by the National Labor Relations Board and those won by unions from fiscal years 2019 to 2023, with a noticeable increase in both categories in 2022 and 2023. In 2023, there were 1,391 elections held and 1,152 won by unions.
Data: NLRB; Chart: Axios Visuals

10% of workers were part of a union in 2023, down from 10.1% in 2022.

Yes, but: Big Labor's influence continues to grow.

  • The number of union election petitions filed during the first half of fiscal 2024 increased by 35% since the year prior, according to the National Labor Relations Board.

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