Hawaii, New York are strongest states for unions, S. Carolina and N. Carolina are weakest

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      The share of American workers in unions fell once again in 2018, from 10.7% in 2017 to 10.5%. The decline is part of a much longer-term trend of the slow and steady disintegration of organized labor in the United States. In 1983, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20.1% of American workers were union members.

      Labor unions exist to increase the collective bargaining power of their members to negotiate higher wages and better benefits. And historically, they have done just that. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the typical non-union worker earns just under 80% of the wages of the typical unionized worker on a weekly basis. Labor unions have also helped to greatly improve benefits and reduce pay inequality along racial and gender lines.

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      https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2019/04/10/hawaii-new-york-strongest-states-trade-unions-north-carolina-south-carolina-weakest/39305975/

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