The role of unions in closing the racial wealth gap
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New analysis out today from the Center for American Progress finds "a typical union household is more than twice as wealthy as a typical non-union household," and it’s even more significant for Black and Hispanic workers, in particular. Also, for the first time since the pandemic began, traders have returned today to their posts in the pits of the London Metal Exchange. And, your update on gas prices across the country over Labor Day weekend.
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Center for American Progress argues unions can help increase wealth for workers, close the racial wealth gap
Marketplace's Kimberly Adams has more.
London Metal Exchange brings back in-person trading
The BBC's Victoria Craig reports.
Demand shot up this summer as people hoped to get out. Then Hurricane Ida stopped some production.
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