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Study: Unionization Fell Last Year, But Illinois’ Middle Class Still Depends on Unions

Unions Boost Worker Wages by 11%

Chicago:  On Labor Day 2019, researchers from the Illinois Economic Policy Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and University of California, Irvine released the sixth annual State of the Unions report for Illinois. The study finds that unions play an important role in Illinois’ economy communities, despite declining union membership over the past decade.

Read the entire report, The State of the Unions 2019: A Profile of Unionization in Chicago, in Illinois, and in the United States, here.

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