Connecticut Union Representation Increased in 2015

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, 15.7% of Connecticut’s total approximate 1,564,000 workers were represented by a union in 2014. In 2015, while the total number of workers increased to approximately 1,587,000, the percentage of those workers represented by unions jumped to 17.4%. This 1.7% swing translates to an increase of approximately 30,590 workers gaining union representation from 2014 to 2015.