According to this post from the Education Intelligence Agency, NEA members make up larger and larger portions of union membership as a whole. "In fact, NEA is the nation's largest union of any kind, and with local government being one the last growing sectors of union membership, it is likely to gain a larger and larger share of organized labor as a whole." The national average is 15.6 percent. But in Illinois, 116, 535 IEA teachers make up just 12.8 percent of the 908,000 in total union membership.
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