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Union Membership in 2019

By Walter Orechwa

Every year, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports on a variety of statistics concerning things like union membership rates, the demographic makeup of union members, and union versus non-union wages. The statistics offer a birds-eye view of the status of unions, but they don’t tell you the “what” of union membership. What are […]


The Real Effect Unions Have on Wages

By Jennifer Orechwa

One of the mantras of union representatives is, “Union employees earn more.” Certainly, the unions eagerly point to various studies that report union wages are as much as 20 percent or more than non-union wages. However, when economics are involved, the real effect unions have on wages is more complex. Wages are subject to labor […]

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