On average, members earn 26% more than non-members.
Union members earn, on average, $312 more per week than non-union members.
There are a variety of factors that contribute to higher wages for union members – this is often called the union wage premium.
Union members are safer at work than non-members.
Research consistently shows that workplaces with more union members are safer, with fewer serious injuries.
This is because unions work hard to ensure that workplaces have elected and trained Health and Safety Representatives (HSR).