One question that we're sometimes asked is, how many state workers are represented by a union?
The figure fluctuates daily. According to the latest State Controller's Office report to the Department of Personnel Administration, as of the end of last year, 181,822 state employees were represented in the 21 bargaining units that negotiate with the governor.
That count doesn't include the state's two university systems, the Legislature or the judicial branch, which all handle their own personnel matters.
Here's the tally by bargaining unit, denoted on the list as R01, R02, etc.: