"during this pandemic we have ppe to continue this job."
Because union members sit down with management to negotiate our contracts, and because we stand together, we almost universally make more money and have better benefits.
Union members make
Among minorities, the difference is even more stark because union membership reduces the wage gap.
Union women make
African-Americans in unions make
than those not in unions.
Hispanic Americans make
than those who aren’t unionized.
It's not just basic health care – union members have better access to supplemental benefits, too.
of union members have access to a health care plan
of non-union workers have access to a health care plan
of union members have access to retirement benefits
of non-union workers have access to retirement benefits
Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics