#46. Tennessee

- Employed population: 2.7 million

- Members of unions: 117,000 (4.4% of employed population)

- Workers represented by unions: 137,000 (5.1% of employed population)

Tennessee is part of America’s right-to-work stronghold in the South, where union membership has dwindled to less than 5% of the workforce. In 2020, state leadership proposed an amendment enshrining right-to-work language in the Tennessee constitution.

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