Minnesota union membership declined in 2022: BLS
Union membership dropped in Minnesota last year, per recently released data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Zoom in: The share of Minnesota workers represented by a union dropped by two percentage points last year, from 17.1% to 15.2%.
- Total union membership in the state also declined, from 416,000 in 2021 to 382,000 in 2022.
Yes, but: 2022 was still a big year for the local labor movement. High-profile strikes by teachers and nurses led to contract wins.
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