Depending on how far Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker progresses in the run as the GOP presidential contender, labor issues may be lifted into the spotlight during the campaign season.

Why? Big Labor hates him.

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

When Governor Walker took over in a state that twice backed Barack Obama, he made no bones about taking on the public sector unions. The result - union density in the union-bastion state has dropped to near the national average, and in the public sector, has dropped precipitously.

And - the public seems to love him for it.

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Source: Unionstats.com