AS A REWARD for getting through Chapter 1, we would like to offer you an extra $1,500 a year for the rest of your working life.
It’s really easy.
You want to know how easy? Just live in a state where there are unions. You don’t even have to belong to a union. You don’t have to support unions. All you have to do is have union members as your neighbors. When you do, the median income in your state, which presumably means your income, will be $1,500 more a year, every year, than that of someone who lives in one of those go-ahead-and-rip-me-off states. They’re usually called right-to-work states, but that, like so many of our manufactured labels, is deliberately misleading.
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