Mapped: Minnesota union membership increased in 2021
The share of Minnesota workers who are union members increased slightly to 16% in 2021, bucking national trends.
The big picture: The percentage of Americans who belong to a union plunged last year back to its pre-pandemic low of 10.3%, despite high-profile efforts to organize workers at Starbucks and Amazon, Axios Closer's Nathan Bomey reports.
Zoom in: The number of union members statewide rose from 398,000 in 2020 to 416,000 in 2021, a change of 0.2%, new Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows.
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