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March 16, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Paid leave benefit costs in private industry, March 2009

Employer costs per hour worked for paid leave, private industry workers, by occupation, union status, and industry, December 2009
Class of worker Paid leave benefit costs

All workers

$1.86

Occupational group

 

Management, professional, and related

4.05

Sales and office

1.36

Service

0.58

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

1.55

Production, transportation, and material moving

1.40

Bargaining unit status

 

Union

2.71

Nonunion

1.76

Industry

 

Goods-producing industries

2.08

Service-providing industries

1.81

These data featured in the TED article, Paid leave benefit costs in private industry, March 2009.

 

 

 

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