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We at the Metal Trades Department would like to wish you a happy, healthy and safe 4th of July. Freedom is a gift, given to us by our freedom fighters. They had to struggle to win Independence and sacrificed their whole lives so that we could live in a free country....
After more than four decades in the labor movement, Ronanld E. Ault, Metal Trades Department, (MTD) AFL-CIO president retired on July 1, 2016.
AFL-CIO Latest News
Working people and the issues we care about have been a prominent part of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week. The program has been filled with union leaders and members, members of union families and longtime advocates and allies. Advocates like Hillary Clinton.
Working people are taking this historic 2016 election very seriously, and the Working America Coalition is unleashing the most comprehensive electoral program in our history. When working people are inspired, there is no political force in America more powerful.
Last night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, President Obama lifted up the spirit of America's working people and our courage to fight for a better life.
The Union Advantage
Union members earn better wages and benefits than workers who aren’t union members. On average, union workers’ wages are 27 percent higher than their nonunion counterparts.
Unionized workers are 60 percent more likely to have employer-provided pensions.
More than 79 percent of union workers have jobs that provide health insurance benefits, but less than half of nonunion workers do. Unions help employers create a more stable, productive workforce—where workers have a say in improving their jobs.
Unions help bring workers out of poverty and into the middle class. In fact, in states where workers don’t have union rights, workers’ incomes are lower.
- Wages are 27% higher than non-union 27%
- Unionized workers are 60 percent more likely to have employer-provided pensions 60%
- More than 79 percent of union workers have jobs that provide health insurance benefits 79%