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We Are a Family

Unions offer the opportunity for hard working men and women to earn higher wages, have job security and hold irresponsible companies accountable.

Job Security, better wages, benefits and a contract are important, and if you look at the average non-union worker, they don’t have these things. Working together, and by joining together, we provide the better life you and your family has earned and deserve.

Union workers participating in job-provided health insurance 79%
Nonunion workers participating in job-provided health insurance 49%

Union workers participating in guaranteed (defined-benefit) pension plans 76%
Nonunion workers participating in guaranteed (defined-benefit) pension plans 16%

Union workers with paid sick leave 83%
Nonunion workers with paid sick leave 62%

Union workers’ median weekly earnings2 $970
Nonunion workers’ median weekly earnings $763

Young (ages 16–24) union workers’ median weekly earnings $602
Young (ages 16–24) nonunion workers’ median weekly earnings $470

Union women’s median weekly earnings $904
Nonunion women’s median weekly earnings $687

African American union workers’ median weekly earnings $810
African American nonunion workers’ median weekly earnings $611

Latino union workers’ median weekly earnings $811
Latino nonunion workers’ median weekly earnings $573

Asian American union workers’ median weekly earnings $979
Asian American nonunion workers’ median weekly earnings $948

1U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey:Employee Benefits in the United States, March 2015.
2U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Union Members 2014, January 2015.