March 7, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employer-provided sick leave benefits, March 2009

Percent distribution of full-time private industry workers, by type of paid sick leave access, March 2009
Type of plan Percent

Fixed number of days per year


On an as-needed basis


Consolidated leave plan


These data are featured in the TED article, Employer-provided sick leave benefits, March 2009.




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