How Michigan's "Right-to-Work" Laws Could Hurt Black Workers

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The Real Impact

"Union premiums" given to labor union workers help close the income gap. Last year, Black male union workers earned an additional $2.60 (17.3 percent) more per hour than non-union workers and Black female union workers earned $2.25 per hour (14.8 percent) more, according to the Economic Policy Institute(Photo: AP Photo/Paul Sancya)