On average, the 17 U.S. states with the highest union densities have:
- higher than average minimum wages, and minimum wage sup to 40% higher than those in low-union-density states
- higher median annual incomes
- more unemployed workers eligible to receive unemployment insurance benefits
- fewer workers without health insurance
- a greater likelihood of legislated paid sick leave laws and paid family and medical leave laws
- fewer restrictive voting laws.
You can read the full study at the link above.
-- Bob Barnetson