By Sahid Fawaz
A new report by the Center for American Progress Action Fund titled "Unions Help the Middle Class, No Matter the Measure," sheds light on the vital role that unions play in the health of the working class and the economy in general.
It is one of the most comprehensive reports about the benefits of unionization to come out in a long time. Filled with statistics, graphs, and studies, the report highlights the specific economic reasons why unions help workers and American society as a whole.
Below are seven charts that show just that. To see more charts and data, make sure to check out the full report here.