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Feedback at 5:00: Union Membership

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In the last year, the nation's labor unions saw a major decline in membership.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says the unionization rate fell from 11.8% to 11.3% of all workers.

That is the lowest level since the 1930's.

Unions have steadily lost members since their peak in the 1950's, when about one of every three workers was in a union.

Are you a member of a union? Do you think they still play an integral role in the United States? It's tonight's Feedback at 5:00.