Worker safety

Top on-the-job killers

Transportation-related accidents are the lead cause of workplace death— more fatalities than falls, violence and harmful substances combined.

Analysis

Union membership continues decline

Union membership dropped in 2019 to 14,574,000, down 170,000 (0.2%) from 2018, according to the latest annual report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Union members also dropped as a percentage of the workforce