The role of unions in closing the racial wealth gap
Sep 6, 2021

The role of unions in closing the racial wealth gap

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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Labor Day gas prices are the highest in years

Sep 6, 2021
Demand shot up this summer as people hoped to get out. Then Hurricane Ida stopped some production.
In 2012, gas prices in Los Angeles were over $5 a gallon.
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