Hard-working professionals built the fabric of this nation. As a labor-owned company, Ullico’s heritage began with the labor movement. We’re proud to be your partner in rebuilding communities and creating jobs.
After more than 85 years, Ullico brings a renewed sense of purpose and financial responsibility to our mission. We will continue to be a steady hand that focuses on labor’s needs. From insurance products to investments, you can count on the Ullico Inc. family of companies to protect and advance the labor movement.
Sept. 05, 1882: About 10,000 workers paraded in New York City in celebration of labor. Soon, cities across the country were holding similar events.
June 29, 1894: President Grover Cleveland signs a bill declaring the first Monday in September as “Labor Day,” paying tribute to the social and economic achievements of American workers.
158.5 Million: The number of people age 16 and over in the nation’s labor force as of May 2016.
3,216,460: The number of combined food preparation and serving workers, one of the largest occupations in America.
16.4 Million: The number of wage and salary workers age 16 and over represented by a union in 2015. This group included both union members (14.8 million) and workers who reported no union affiliation but whose jobs were covered by a union contract (1.6 million).
New York: The state with the highest union membership rate (24.7 percent).
South Carolina: The state with the lowest union membership rate (2.1 percent).