- Men in New York do not enjoy the same wage advantage from union membership that women do. Male union members make 13 percent, or $116 more per week, than men who are not union members.
- Nationally the share of female workers who are labor union members or are covered by a union contract is nearly 12 percent. In New York more than one in four female workers are represented by a union at work.
- Women make up 49 percent of New York workers in a union or covered by a union contract.
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