Black, Latinx, and AAPI residential long-term care workers are more likely to be covered by a union contract than their white counterparts: Share of residential long-term care workers who are covered by a union contract, by gender and race/ethnicity

Group Union share
All workers 11.9%
All residential long-term care workers 6.9%
Men 7.6%
Women 6.7%
White 5.3%
Black 9.6%
Latinx 7.3%
AAPI 9.6%
Multiracial or Native American 5.4%

Notes: To ensure sufficient sample sizes and reflect the “normal” pre-pandemic state of this industry, this figure draws from pooled 2015–2019 microdata. AAPI stands for Asian American and Pacific Islander. Union coverage includes workers in a union or covered by a union contract.

Source: Authors’ analysis of 2015–2019 Current Population Survey microdata.

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