Who watches out for workers?

“The decline in union coverage matters in part because of the essential role unions play in helping to reduce wage inequality.”

“Among the most fundamental purposes of unions is to bargain on workers’ behalf for stronger wages, benefits, and other protections which often benefit low and middle-earning workers the most.”

“Research shows unions substantially increase wages—especially at the bottom of the income distribution—benefiting workers and lowering income inequality.”

By Kriston McIntosh, Ryan Nunn, and Jay Shambaugh

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