Catholic institutions, ranging from vast hospital chains to small parochial schools, employ approximately one million workers in the United States. When such institutions recognize and bargain with unions representing their employees, they model the principles of Catholic Social Teaching for lay business leaders and workers and alike.
- The Federation of Catholic Teachers (Local 153) represents schoolteachers in more than 140 elementary and high schools in the Archdiocese of New York?
- Every Catholic hospital in Washington state listed in the Catholic Healthcare Association Directory is a union hospital?
- Cafeteria workers at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC have union representation?
- Catholic News Service reporters at the USCCB belong to The Newspaper Guild?