Labor Union Poverty

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The U.S. has numerous programs that are designed to curtail the effects of poverty, for example SNAP, the Earned Income Tax Credit, federal housing, etc. An additional solution to address the concerns of poverty is the labor union. Labor unions have been instrumental in the improvement for all U.S. workers. Members of labor unions earn higher wages compared to their non-union labor counterparts. Higher wages are about to be obtained through the labor unions ability to collective bargain on its members behalf. Although union members earn higher wages than non-union members, the presence of unions help set a baseline that non-union workers can use to negotiate their wage. Unions are not just good for the worker, employers to gain from unionization.
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