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Union membership falls to lowest level since records began

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has announced that the number of union members is at an all-time low of 6.2 million. According to the figures, union membership decreased by 275,000 in 2016, with 66,000 members working in the private sector and 209,000 members working in the public sector.

Union membership has decreased for both men and women, with male membership declining by 2.8% and female membership declining by 5.4% over the same period.