- 65% of Americans approve of labor unions
- Latest reading is highest since 2003
- Democrats’ approval is 83%, Republicans’ 45%; independents’ is 64%
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As Labor Day approaches and economic conditions in the U.S. remain tenuous, Americans’ 65% approval of labor unions is once again the highest it has been since 2003. Public support for labor unions has been generally rising since hitting its lowest point of 48% in 2009, during the Great Recession.
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