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Paid sick leave available to 75% of private industry workers in March 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 0.5% Mar 2020 to Jun 2020 and up 2.7% over the year ending Jun 2020


Compensation costs rose 0.5 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from March 2020 to June 2020. Over the year, compensation rose 2.7 percent, with wages and salaries rising 2.9 percent and benefit costs increasing 2.2 percent.
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Civilian workers compensation costs average $38.20 per hour worked in June 2020


Employer costs for civilian workers averaged $26.17 per hour worked for wages and salaries and $12.04 for benefits in June 2020. Health insurance costs were $3.18, accounting for 8.3 percent of total compensation costs.
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