Know Your Rights
A union helps neutralize pay discrimination.
For women in a union, the weekly pay advantage is 32% over non-union women in the workforce.
For Hispanic union workers, the weekly pay advantage is 42%.
For African American union workers, the weekly pay advantage is 33%.
How to Form a Union
Union members have a say about pay, benefits, working conditions and how their jobs get done.
When you and your co-workers come together to form a union, you get the right to negotiate with your employer over wages, benefits and working conditions.
A half-million strong, we are united through collective bargaining agreements which help us earn family-supporting pay, good benefits and the opportunity for advancement and better lives.
LIUNA has ramped up efforts to train local workers and joined with social justice allies to push for progressive legislation to create good jobs for local residents in cities around the country.