Union Perseverance in the 21st Century
This research program, sponsored by Prudential and developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), explores the concerns and aspirations of union members.
What's on the minds of America's union workers?
Explore key insights from the recent research, including what's important to today's union workers and the broad range of challenges unions are expected to address for the future.View the Infographic
Union President Q&A: Forging Paths to the Future
Lee Saunders, President of AFSCME, and Christopher Shelton, President of the CWA, discuss how unions can strengthen worker advocacy and persevere into the future amid today’s challenges.Read Article
Survey Executive Summary
To shed light on the issues that matter most to America's union members, the EIU surveyed over 1,500 union members across the country.Read the Executive Summary
6 Financial Stressors for Union Members
Find out what 1,500 union members said when asked about satisfaction with financial matters, including their ability to live a comfortable life and managing debt.View Infographic
Union Perspectives Video Interviews
Some of the nation's most influential union leaders discuss the many pressing challenges facing unions, improving the lives of U.S. workers, and leading organized labor into the future.
President of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
President of the Communications Workers of America (CWA)
Executive Vice President of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Member of the The NewsGuild-CWA and active for 45 years in the labor movement