UAW membership falls to lowest level since 1942

Market share losses by Big Three, increased efficiency causes union rosters to plummet
||Last Updated: 05/12/2004

Membership in the United Auto Workers union plunged in 2003 to the lowest level since 1942, according to UAW documents filed with the U.S. Department of Labour.

The union lost 14,000 members last year, decreasing total membership to 624,585. Membership peaked in 1969 at 1.53 million members according to the

Detroit Free Press