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Paid sick leave available to 75% of private industry workers in March 2020

09/24/2020

Paid sick leave was available to 75 percent of private industry workers. Among industries, access to paid sick leave ranged from 52 percent of workers in leisure and hospitality to 93 percent of workers in financial activities and information.
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Compensation costs up 0.9% Dec 2020 to Mar 2021 and up 2.6% over the year ending Mar 2021

04/30/2021

Compensation costs increased 0.9 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from December 2020 to March 2021. Over the year, total compensation rose 2.6 percent, wages and salaries rose 2.7 percent, and benefit costs rose 2.5 percent.
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Civilian workers compensation costs average $39.01 per hour worked in March 2021

06/17/2021

Employer costs for civilian workers averaged $26.84 per hour worked for wages and salaries and $12.18 for benefits in March 2021. Compensation costs were $14.10 per hour at the 10th wage percentile, $29.36 at the median, and $75.88 at the 90th percentile.
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