The Union Difference 2016

The Union Difference 2016

The Union Difference 2016
Union workers participating in job-provided health insurance1
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
$980
Nonunion workers’ median weekly earnings
$776

Young (ages 16–24) union workers’ median weekly earnings
$616
Young (ages 16–24) nonunion workers’ median weekly earnings
$482

Union women’s median weekly earnings
$928
Nonunion women’s median weekly earnings
$697

African American union workers’ median weekly earnings
$800
African American nonunion workers’ median weekly earnings
$617

Latino union workers’ median weekly earnings
$862
Latino nonunion workers’ median weekly earnings
$586

Asian American union workers’ median weekly earnings
$1,094
Asian American nonunion workers’ median weekly earnings
$977

jwoodward@iamaw.org

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