Photo A minimum wage protest at Columbus Circle in New York City in April. Credit Earl Wilson/The New York Times It is well established that unions provide benefits to workers — that they raise wages for their members (and even for nonmembers ). They can help reduce inequality .
A new study suggests that unions may also help children move up the economic ladder.
Researchers at Harvard, Wellesley and the Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank, released a paper Wednesday showing that children born to low-income families typically ascend to higher incomes in metropolitan areas where union membership is […]