States with high union density have progressive policies that benefit all workers
|State||Union coverage in 2020||$15 minimum wage||Paid sick leave||Paid family leave||Fair workweek laws|
|District of Columbia||9.5%||X||X||X|
Note: States with a given policy are indicated by X. The District of Columbia is included in the table even though it is not a state.
Sources: EPI analysis of 2020 Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group (CPS-ORG) data for all workers age 16 and older; Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) and the National Employment Law Project, A State Agenda for America’s Workers, December 2018; Economic Policy Institute, Minimum Wage Tracker, last updated January 2021.