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Union Statistics And Labor Day Activities

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    September 1, 2014 | 12:40 pm

    CEDAR RAPIDS ó The number of people belonging to unions across the U.S. hasnít changed too much. Thatís according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

    Figures show the percentage of people belonging to unions nationwide was 11.3% in 2013. That represents a total of 14.5 million workers. Thatís the same percentage as 2012.

    In Iowa last year, the percentage was 10.1%, with a total number of 143,000 people.

    Today a Labor Day event was held at Hawkeye Downs from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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