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

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.

To see information on the other cities that made the list, please go here.

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