Number of private sector workers covered by union contracts using favorability rankings of the legal environment for private sector collective bargaining

Favorable and Actionable Favorable Intermediate Unfavorable Total
All 3,235,580 316,542 775,048 4,149,268 8,476,438
Black Nonhispanic 410,567 79,713 100,079 655,532 1,245,890
White Nonhispanic 1,576,559 174,256 537,180 2,854,944 5,142,939
Hispanic any race 828,083 39,400 94,120 446,848 1,408,451
Asian and other 420,371 23,173 43,670 191,944 679,157
Women 1,339,378 125,840 252,845 1,400,676 3,118,739
Men 1,896,202 190,702 522,203 2,748,592 5,357,699
Distribution across state categories
All 38% 4% 9% 49% 100.0%
Black Nonhispanic 33% 6% 8% 53% 100.0%
White Nonhispanic 31% 3% 10% 56% 100.0%
Hispanic any race 59% 3% 7% 32% 100.0%
Asian and other 62% 3% 6% 28% 100.0%
Women 43% 4% 8% 45% 100.0%
Men 35% 4% 10% 51% 100.0%

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

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