Houston for all their work and contributions made towards the Annual Labor DayBar-B-Q.
Houston's Mayor Annise Parker was on hand to thank those of the labor movement, she later volunteered to help judge in the bar-b-q cooking contest.Photo'd here the Mayor addresses the early morning ILA Breakfast crowd.
Workers' Pay Is Higher When They're In A Union. The median weekly earnings ofunion workers are 28 percent higher than non-union workers. According to a January 2011 Bureau of Labor Statistics report, workers whobelong to a union typically earn higher pay than non-union workers doing the samekind of job. Although it varies based on sector and occupation, the overall averagesare striking.
= Median weekly earnings in 2010 of union members.
= Median weekly earnings in 2010 of non-union workers.That's a yearly difference in salary of
for union members vs. non-union members.Union members earn an average of $4.95 more per hour - which equates to a yearlydifference of $10,300.Although it varies based on sector and occupation, the union difference forworkers across the board is undeniable.