As Unions Go, So Goes Wage Inequality

As Unions Go, So Goes Wage Inequality

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Abby Zimet

A new study shows, as we've suspected, that the decline in union membership accounts in large part for growing wage inequality, especially for men. Even non-union workers benefit from unions because they "institutionalize norms of equity." And as unions shrink, so do middle-class incomes. No wonder the union-busters are so hard at work.

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