White-Collar, Blue-Collar, and Gig Workers
Season 24 Episode 72 | 56m 46s
Despite low unemployment rates and a steady growth of new private-sector jobs, it can be argued that workers and organized labor are in their worst state since the early 1930s. Today's average wage has the same purchasing power as it did 40 years ago and, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018, only 10.5 percent of wage and salary workers belonged to unions.
Aired: 11/21/19Video has closed captioning.