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U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez made a strong case for the value of labor unions following the release of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2014 Union Membership Report.The report highlights that the median weekly earnings of nonunion workers ($763) were only 79 percent of earnings for workers who were union members ($970). If you do the math, it amounts to $10,000 more a year for union members.
AFSCME Local 2836 members at Southern Connecticut State University met with state lawmakers to learn more about the challenges ahead.
Union membership in Connecticut grew by 24,000 workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Mark your calendars for the Council 4 Conference on April 17-19 in Mystic, CT. Our keynote speaker is AFSCME President Lee Saunders.
The 4-Word is Council 4's bi-monthly newsletter, reaching more than 30,000 members. Check out our December 2014/January 2015 edition.
Get the latest state employee updates on pensions, health care and other related issues.
Check out our new website to see how unions create an economy that works fairly for all of us.
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