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Employee Benefits in the United States, 2015

Categories: Labor/Employment,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

Reports that retirement benefits were available to 66% of private industry workers in the U.S. in March 2015, but only to 31% of workers in the lowest wage category.   In state and  local government, 61% of workers in the lowest wage category had access to retirement benefits.  Also covers medical, insurance, and paid leave benefits.  From the  Bureau of Labor Statistics