NJ Fiscal Folly

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

NJ Public Sector Unions

I recently came across some relevant information.

Total employment in NJ is nearly 3.9 million (2005). Public sector employment accounts for almost 638,000 jobs, or 16% of the total.

68.2% of public sector employees are covered by union contracts (64.1% are actually union members). NJ has the second highest "percent covered" ranking in the US, after NY (72.0%). The national average for public sector employees is 40.5%.


At 8:35 PM, Blogger Enlighten said...

Great posts today, as always.


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