Union members receive much better pay, benefits, Congressional report shows

The U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee has released a study showing that, compared to their non-union peers, union members earn 10.2% higher wages and are 18.3% more likely to have employer-sponsored health insurance. Union members also benefit from their employers paying 77.4% more per hour worked toward health-insurance costs. Unions even help non-union members by raising wages industry-wide.

Read the report here and an article about it here.