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Bargaining For The American Dream

—by CAP Action War Room

Economic Mobility and Union Membership Go Hand In Hand

We all can agree that zip code shouldn’t determine destiny and a child’s economic future should not be determined by his or her parents’ income. 534 more words

Income Inequity

Labor Day

I was blessed for thirty years to work in a job that had a union.

Sure, when you are a kid out of college, you have only what you studied in history and political science classes to supply your basic knowledge, but once you are in the position, what an education you get with it. 58 more words


Why Americans need labor unions

During the past 40 years, the productivity of American workers has continued to increase but their wages (adjusted for inflation) have barely increased at all. 805 more words

Economy And Business

Collective-bargaining agreement coverage and union density rates, major economies, latest available data

In the USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, if you want to be covered by a union collective-bargaining agreement, join a union. Does not seem to matter if you are a union member in France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and the Netherlands and to a lesser extent Italy because you is covered by collective bargaining agreements in most jobs. 55 more words

Labour Economics

Union density rates in Scandinavia since 1960

Union membership has been very high all the time in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

Source: OECD Stat Extract.

Labour Economics

Union density rates in Germany, France and Italy

There are large differences in unionisation rates between the three countries. France has always had low levels of unionisation which halved since the 1970s. Italy had a sharp boost in union membership in the number of unions in the 1960s and 70s. 47 more words

Labour Economics