Union members enjoy several benefits, here a just a few:
Better pay: Health professionals in unions earn 11 percent more on average than similar workers without unions. Stronger unions set wage standards that help all health professionals.
Better benefits: Ninety percent of union workers participate in a retirement plan (of any kind), compared with 75 percent of nonunion workers.Unionized health professionals are 60 percent more likely to have employer-provided pensions or individual retirement accounts. Click here to learn more from the Economic Policy Institute.
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