Breakdown by Community
Workers in unions are an important part of the local community and economy because that’s where they spend their paycheques. Their incomes support local businesses (who create local jobs) and bolster the local tax base, which supports public works and community services that add to everyone’s quality of life.
The Union Advantage for Breakdown by Community
Over $4 million more every week!
There were 19,000 union members working in Abbotsford-Mission in 2014 – about 27% of the city’s workforce. Those workers earned, on average, $6.86/hour more because their unions negotiated fair wages and work hours.