Happy Labor Day! 40% Believe Labor Unions Good for United States

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.

Posted in Deeper Currents

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