Springfield Ranked Third Most Union-Friendly City (U.S. News & World Report)

May 26, 2019

Average Employment (2016-2018): 120,862


Average Union Members (2016-2018): 37,337


Membership Rate: 30.9%


The capital of Illinois, the Land of Lincoln has nearly18,000 workers employed by government entities, including the University of Illinois–Springfield and Southern Illinois University medical center. Statewide, 13.8 percent of workers are unionized.


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