Thursday, June 2, 2016

Paid Sick Days Access and Usage Rates Vary by Race/Ethnicity, Occupation, and Earnings

From our friends at IWPR:
Analysis by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) finds that four in ten workers in the United States lack access to paid sick days, and among those who do have access, only 55 percent of workers actually used any sick days in the previous year. Inequality in access to paid sick days exists within and across occupations, with supervisors more likely to have paid sick days than non-supervisors. Hispanic, low-wage, and food service and personal care workers are least likely to have access to this important benefit.
Read the report at http://iwpr.org/publications/pubs/paid-sick-days-access-and-usage-rates-vary-by-race-ethnicity-occupation-and-earnings.

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