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A new report says the steady decline of labor unions has affected nonunion workers, who have not seen wages rise as high as they would have if unions were at peak numbers. But an Arizona economist and business official said many other factors could be at play.

The steady decline in union membership has had a ripple effect on wages of nonunion workers, costing them a potential $14 to $52 a week in pay, according to a report released this week. Read more»