At a Glance: Employee Access to Paid Leave Programs

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has published a slideshow that examines workers’ access to — and use of — paid leave benefits. The BLS data show that 66% of wage and salary workers had access to paid leave in 2017-18, up from 60% in 2011. In production-based industries, more than 70% of employees had access to paid leave. 1/22/2020