When workers have the freedom to stand together with their co-workers to negotiate, it makes a difference.
That difference is reflected in higher pay, better better benefits, a safer workplace, and a voice on the job.
On average, workers who are part of a union earn over $200 per week more than their non-union counterparts. They are much more likely to have employer-provided health insurance and a defined benefit retirement plan.
But real freedom is about more that making a living. It's also about having the time to take your kids to the doctor, attend a parent-teacher conference, and retire in dignity.
We can't let wealthy special interests and corporate CEOs chip away at the freedoms people in unions have won for all of us.
We must protect our freedom to join together in strong unions so that we have the power in numbers to rewrite the rules for our families. Standing together, we can fight for our freedom to prosper.