Business & Finance

Reuters provides insight into how retail workers in unions reap higher wages even as U.S. organizers suffer setbacks

Reuters took readers on a deep dive into how a review of two decades of U.S. retail wages found union workers get paid more on average than nonunion workers – and that the gap widened significantly between 2013 and 2019. A sustained labor squeeze in the industry, combined with movements to push minimum wages in U.S. states to $15 an hour, is providing unions more power to bargain longer, and to give workers more regular hours and better pay.

Article Tags
Topics of Interest: Business & Finance
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Equities
Regions: North America
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Important Regional Story
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