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What are the key concerns and aspirations of today's union members? Read Union Perseverance: Taking the Pulse of America's Union Workers to find out.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Christopher Shelton

President of the Communications Workers of America (CWA)

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Valarie Long

Executive Vice President of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

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Steve Early

Member of the The NewsGuild-CWA and active for 45 years in the labor movement

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Lee Saunders

President of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

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To learn more, contact Scott Boyd,
Head of Taft-Hartley Solutions at 860-534-2330860-534-2330 or scott.boyd@prudential.com