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The Economics Daily

Flexibility to pause work with unscheduled breaks available to 55.6 percent of workers in 2021 

November 26, 2021
The flexibility to pause work and take short, unscheduled breaks throughout the workday was available to 55.6 percent of civilian workers in 2021. The choice of sitting or standing was available to 43.2 percent of civilian workers. Discretion over when tasks were worked on, or self-paced work, was available to 16.5 percent of workers, and 9.6 percent were able to complete critical job functions while teleworking. Full Text »
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Monthly Labor Review

Beyond the Numbers

    Job openings and labor turnover trends for States in 2020

    Data from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) highlight the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on state labor markets. While all states were affected, each state was confronted with its own unique job opening and turnover challenges, and the path taken towards a new normal was not the same for every state.
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