There was a rise in union membership last year. And driving that rise was young workers. In fact, more than three-quarters of new union members were under 35 years old. Union members under 25 years old earn more than a fifth more than non-union members. Overall, union membership was up by 262,000 in 2017. The shift comes as workers look to gain a voice on the job and balance the scales of power with their employer.
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