Workers of color make up almost a third of state and local government workers represented by a union: Share of workforce by race and ethnicity (state and local government union vs. private-sector), 2017

White  Black  Hispanic  Asian American/Pacific Islander  Other 
State and local government union workforce 69.1% 12.1% 12.7% 4.3% 1.8%
Total private-sector workforce 61.9% 11.3% 18.0% 6.7% 2.1%

Note: Race and ethnicity categories are mutually exclusive: black non-Hispanic, white non-Hispanic, AAPI non-Hispanic, and Hispanic any race.

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata

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