The Union Advantage for Women

Julie Anderson, M.A., Ariane Hegewisch, M.Phil., Jeff Hayes, Ph.D.

August 26, 2015
  • ID: IWPR #R409

This briefing paper presents an analysis of women’s union membership and the union wage and benefit advantage for women by state and by race/ethnicity. It is based on an analysis of the Current Population Survey. Wage and benefit data are for all workers covered by a union contract, irrespective of their membership in a union.