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24% of employed persons do some work at home on days they work in 2019

06/25/2020

In 2019, 24 percent of employed persons did some or all of their work at home on days they worked, and 82 percent of employed persons did some or all of their work at their workplace.
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In 2017-18, 16% of the U.S. population, or 40.4 million people, provide unpaid eldercare

11/22/2019

Sixteen percent of the U.S. population provides eldercare--unpaid care for someone with a condition related to aging--to others. On a given day, 26 percent of eldercare providers engage in eldercare, spending an average of 3.4 hours in eldercare activities.
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About 1 in 4 workers occasionally work at home and more than half have flexible schedules

09/24/2019

In 2017-18, 25 percent of wage and salary workers worked at home at least occasionally, and 15 percent of wage and salary workers had days they only worked at home. Fifty-seven percent of workers had a flexible schedule in which they could vary the times they began and stopped working.
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66% of wage and salary workers are able to take paid leave from their jobs in 2017-18

08/29/2019

In 2017-18, 66 percent of wage and salary workers had access to paid leave at their jobs, an increase from 2011. Seventy-eight percent of workers had access to unpaid leave.
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