Data Center

Unionization Across States

States with High Union Density Have Progressive Policies that Benefit All Workers

Average State Minimum Wage is 40% Higher in High-Union-Density State Than in Low-Union-Density State

Voter Restriction Bills Are More Likely to Pass in Low-Union-Density State than in High-Union-Density State

Unemployed Workers Are Twice as Likely to Receive Unemployement Benefit if They Live in High-Union-Density States Than if They Live in Low-Union-Density-States

Union Density and Medicaid Expansion by State

Voter Turnout in Elections is Higher in States with Greater Levels of Union Representation

Unions Reflect the Diversity of the Workforce

Union Representation Gap is a Racial and Gender Equity Issue

Black and Hispanic Workers Especially Benefit from Public-Sector Collective Bargaining

Women in Unions Have More Access to Paid Leave Benefits

Unions Help Close Racial Wealth Gaps

Unions Foster Multiracial Democracy and Solidarity

Access to Retirement Plans in Private Industry

Women in Unions Have More Access to Paid Leave Benefits

Unions Give Workers More Predictability and Input Over Their Work Schedules

Unions Kept Workplaces Safer During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Unions Encourage More Civic Interactions Between Coworkers

Marginal Difference in Weekly Wages

Declining Union Density Reduces Non-Union Wages

Unions Help Close Racial and Gender Pay Gaps

The Union Advantage