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Occupational Requirements Survey

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Occupational Requirements Survey Overview

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The Economics Daily

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Flexibility to pause work with unscheduled breaks available to 55.6 percent of workers in 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. read more »