Child labor being illegal
Paid vacation days/weeks
Paid health care
Paid leave with a guaranteed job upon return
A "Middle" class
...And some of the more recent "good" things about unions...
- Data from the March 2002 Current Population Survey (CPS), for example, shows that unionized workers are 16.4% more likely than similar non-union workers to be covered by an employer-provided health insurance plan; and 18.8% more likely to participate in an employer-sponsored retirement plan.
- According to the Economic Policy Institute unionized workers receive 26% more vacation time and 14% more total paid leave (vacations and holidays).