A new study from the Economic Policy Institute confirms that organized labor is good for all. “The erosion of unions has been especially damaging for the growth of middle-class wages,” the report concludes. “Right to Work” and other anti-worker government policies are cited for growing income inequality in America.
Non-union employers often feel pressure to pay higher wages and benefits out of fear that they could lose good workers to the union shops. So, as union membership shrank from its 1950s peak, even non-union workers saw their salaries dwindle.
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