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Interactive Map: Stronger Unions Create A Stronger Middle Class
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Interactive Map: Stronger Unions Create A Stronger Middle Class

Unions Lead to Higher Income for the Middle Class

This interactive map from Nick Bunker, David Madland, and Karla Walter shows how unions raise middle class incomes even for those not in a union.

Stronger Unions Create a Stronger Middle Class

Click on a state, or on "all states," to see information about unionization there.

Drag the blue arrow to adjust the union membership rate and see how it affects middle class earnings in the state.
 
 
 
 

  •  Change in middle class earnings
  •  Average change in earnings for middle class households

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Authors

Nick Bunker

Research Associate

David Madland

Senior Fellow; Senior Adviser, American Worker Project

Karla Walter

Senior Director, American Worker Project

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