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Unionization rates fell to 11.3 percent in 2012

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The Bureau of Labor Statics has put out its annual update of how many American workers belong to a labor union today and once again the data shows a decline. Last year, it had a particularly sharp drop, going from 11.8 percent in 2011 to just 11.3 percent last year. The rate was 20.1 percent in 1983, the first year the BLS started compiling this data. The number of private sector workers...