Sunday, May 27, 2012

Fact Sheet on Unions

Union Facts, Vital Statistics

Here is a portion of the facts from the link.
Financial Information

Annual Dues Paid to Unions: $8,217,838,676
Total Union Assets: $8,804,794,935
Total Spending
Representational Activities: $4,081,121,298
Political Activities: $579,624,489
External Contributions: $321,137,764
Overhead: $3,906,303,638
Unions that fail to pass Department of Labor audits: 92%
Union Officials

Total union officers and staff members: 173,526 people
Total compensation paid to union officials and officers: $1,141,555,042
Total compensation paid to union employees: $2,562,878,012

Major Unions with White Presidents: 94%
Major Unions with Male Presidents: 89%

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