Women and Union Membership

John Schmitt, Senior Economist for the Center for Economic and Policy Research has released a report about women and union membership that shows that “for women, joining a union makes as much sense as going to college. All else being equal, joining a union raises a woman’s wage as much as a full year of college, and a union raises the chances a woman has health insurance by more than earning a four-year college degree.” See press release here.