At one point, unions were the dominant force in American industry. Moreover, they held an often-controlling force on the US political and social fabric. Today, that no longer holds true as less than seven percent of US private-sector workers belong to a union. In the following discussion question, discuss the principal reasons that union membership has fallen so precipitously in the United States, along with how the nature of the human resource profession has changed because of the diminishing power and influence of unions in the economic, political, and societal institutions of the United States.

Answer the above using the question and answer (Q&A) format. The Q&A format should include the original question along with your response. Within your post, support your responses with information from at least one peer-reviewed/scholarly source (not older than three to five years) from CSU Global online library or the internet, and provide the full citation at the end of your post. Use APA guidelines to format your references. Your total word count must be at least 300 words excluding the original questions