Edward Brazier

A group of strikers in support of a strike in Alabama seeking better wages.

Alabama unions grapple with right-to-work laws

BY: - September 4, 2023

Alabama occupies an unusual place when it comes to unions. The state’s unionization rate is low compared to the rest of the nation. In 2022, about 7.2% of Alabama’s workforce (149,000 workers) belonged to a union, with 8.4% (173,000 workers) represented by one, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). That was lower […]