A statistical portrait of the trade union movement - ARCHIVED

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This article traces union membership over the last 30 years. Itlooks at current demographic and labour market characteristics of union members, as well as wages, benefits and work arrangements of both union and non-union members. Also examined are wage increases vis-à-vis inflation rates, and the state of labour unrest over the past two decades. An international look at union rates is also provided. (This is an updated version of an article released shortly before Labour Day this year.)

Issue Number: 1997004
Author(s): Akyeampong, Ernest
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PDFDecember 10, 1997