Unions: Collective agreement coverage in the United Kingdom (UK) 1996-2018, by sector

Collective agreement coverage: Proportion of employees whose pay and conditions were agreed in negotiations between the employer and a trade union in the United Kingdom from 1996 to 2018, by sector*

by Daniel Clark, last edited Jun 6, 2019
Unions: Collective agreement coverage in the United Kingdom (UK) 1996-2018, by sector This statistic shows the percentage of employees whose pay and conditions were agreed in negotiations between the employer and a trade union (collective agreement coverage) in the United Kingdom from 1996 to 2018, broken down by sector. In the most recent surveyed time period, 58.9 percent of employees in the public sector had their pay and conditions negotiated for them by a union. In comparison, this figure was 14.7 percent for the private sector. Overall, both sectors see a trend of decrease over this time period.
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Collective agreement coverage: Proportion of employees whose pay and conditions were agreed in negotiations between the employer and a trade union in the United Kingdom from 1996 to 2018, by sector*

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