Results using Freeman methodology, current union coverage data and current state favorability rankings of public sector labor laws

States with current public sector labor laws unfavorable to collective bargaining States with current public sector labor laws favorable to collective bargaining
Total Private Sector Employment, in millions 42.1 42.2
Number of Private Sector Unionized Workers, in millions 1.9 4.3
Potential Loss of Private Sector Union Members, in millions -0.7 0.0

Source: Authors’ analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata, 12 months ending April 2017.

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