Labor/Management Relations

Oklahoma is a Right to Work state

Oklahoma had 1,554,000 total employed and 88,000 union members in 2019.
Oklahoma’s Right to Work law went into effect on September 25, 2001. As of 2019, state union members stood at 6.2%; the U.S. average is 10.3%.

Union Memberships in Oklahoma (in thousands)

Total Employed Members of Unions % Members of Unions Represented by Unions % Represented by Unions
1,554 96 62 123 7.9

 

Union Strikes / work days lost / union elections in Muskogee County

Year Number of Union Strikes Number of Lost Production Days Number of Manufacturing Union Elections Number of Manufacturing Election Wins
2015 0 0 0 0
2016 0 0 0 0
2017 0 0 0 0
2018 0 0 0 0
2019 0 0 0 0
2020 0 0 0 0

Source:  Bureau of Labor Statistics

Last Updated:  2019