Black workers make up a disproportionate share of the union workforce: Shares of the union workforce in Missouri, by sector and race/ethnicity

Other Hispanic Black White
Total workforce 3.54%  3.24%  9.93% 83.30% 
Private unionized workforce 2.58%  3.93%  13.32% 80.16%
Public unionized workforce 3.09%  0.86%  14.78% 81.26%

Notes: Calculated using 2010–2017 data. The “unionized workforce” includes all workers covered by a collective bargaining contract.

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata from the U.S. Census Bureau

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