Happy Labor Day!
A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 40% of adults believe labor unions are generally good for the United States while 13% believe they are generally bad.
A third (33%) believe the impact is somewhere in between while 14% are not sure.
Fifty-six percent (56%) of Democrats believe unions are good for America while just 7% think they are bad.
Among Republicans and independents, the results are more mixed, but still somewhat positive. Thirty-five percent (35%) of Republicans see unions as good while 22% say they are bad. As for independents, 31% say good and 14% bad.
Seventy-two percent (72%) of American adults consider Labor Day to be the unofficial end of summer.
A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that belief to be strongest in the Northeast, where 80% look at the upcoming weekend in that manner. Seventy-eight percent (78%) of Midwesterners agree along with 70% of those who live in the South. However, in Western states, just 63% view Labor Day as the unofficial end of summer.
Overall, 22% of Americans consider Labor Day to be one of our nation’s most important holidays. Nineteen percent (19%) consider it one of the least important. Half (50%) rate it somewhere in between.