12.5
Million workers are represented by the AFL-CIO.
Unions have been the only powerful and effective voice working people have ever had in the history of this country.” —Bruce Springsteen
Did You Know
Twelve of the 15 states with the worst pay gaps between men and women are “right to work” states.
83
Percent of working people in unions with paid sick days.
The labor movement was the principal force that transformed misery and despair into hope and progress.” —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Did You Know
Union members helped build the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere, Freedom Tower, which was constructed on the site of the World Trade Center building.