Mgmt 583 Labor Relations. Chapter 4:Union Structure and Government Fall 2007. Growth in Healthcare Industry. Union membership is in decline, but hospitals offer growth opportunities for unions. 14.6% in bargaining units. 12.6% are union members (8.2% in private hospitals). Up 2% since 2005.
Chapter 4:Union Structure and Government
Source: American Hosp. Ass'n v. NLRB, 499 U.S. 606 (1991).
Secretary Treasurer Sergeant-at- Arms
(9 million workers)
(53 Independent Unions)
OPEIU International (140,000 members, 209 locals)
Washington State Labor Council
Source: Office and Professional Employees International Union Local