Big Banks Need a Watchdog

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau safeguards Americans against the deceptive and abusive practices of big banks, student loan servicers, credit card companies and predatory lenders.

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Strength in Numbers

By joining together, working women and men gain strength in numbers so they can have a voice at work about what they care about.

12.5M
Number of working people represented by AFL-CIO unions.
55
Number of unions affiliated with the AFL-CIO.
$204
Amount more union members earn each week than people working without a union.
21
Percent more likely union members have paid sick days than people working without a union.

What Unions Do

How to Form a Union

Every worker deserves the right to bargain over their salary and working conditions. Union members earn better wages and benefits than workers who aren’t in unions.

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