Are shrinking unions making workers poorer?
(Source: The Atlantic, July 24, 2013)
Here's what we know: Union membership has been nearly cut in half over the past thirty years. During that time, income inequality grew, with the top one percent of wealthiest Americans seeing especially big gains in their pre- and post-tax income. And although the economy has grown, wages have not: The portion of GDP going toward workers' pay has shrunk by almost six percentage points over the last decade.
Full story: The Atlantic
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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