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 EmployedMembers of Unions% Members of UnionsRepresented by Union% Represented by Unions
1,554966.21237.9

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

YearNumber of union strikesNumber of lost production daysNumber of manufacturing union electionsNumber of manufacturing election wins
20150000
20160000
20170000
20180000
20190000
20200000

Source:  Bureau of Labor Statistics

Last Updated:  2019