UK Trade unions have more members than France

Data from the European Trade Union Confederation shows the UK has more trade union members than France 

Anyone moving to France will soon become familiar with negotiating life around regular grèves or strikes but a spokeswoman for the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) in Brussels said: “Union membership is certainly higher in the UK than in France and has been for many years.”

The latest, possibly surprising, data from ETUC show that as of 2015, there were 6.5 million trade union members in the UK, making ...

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