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Unionization: Newfoundland and Labrador the most unionized province; Alberta, the least
At 14.1 million, the average number of paid employees during the first half of 2007 was 283,000 higher than during the same period in 2006.
Union membership also increased, by 72,000 to 4.2 million in 2007. Compared with 2006, employment grew less while union membership expanded more. However, the unionization rate remained unchanged at 29.7%.
Seven provinces recorded increases. Decreases were seen in Quebec, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, which remained the least unionized province. Newfoundland and Labrador once again had the highest unionization rate.
Newfoundland and Labrador the most unionized province; Alberta, the least
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