The Union Advent: 18 Dec
Research by Professor David Metcalf suggests that there continues to be a clear union pay premium for workers that tend to face pay discrimination – women (9% improvement); black & Asian employees (8%) and manual workers (13%) – trade unions clearly play a highly significant role in combating pay inequality.
Source: British Unions: Dissolution or Resurgence Revisited. April 2001. Centre for Economic Performance.