By the Numbers

49,317 ­— Employees of the state of Michigan covered by civil service.

70.8 percent — Proportion of state of Michigan employees who are unionized.

14,662 — State of Michigan public employees represented by the UAW.

6,232 — State of Michigan employees represented by the Michigan Corrections Organization, the state’s second-largest public union. 

51.5 percent  ­— Proportion of employees who have worked at the state for more than 10 years.