Black workers are less likely to have paid sick days and less likely to be able to work from home than white workers: Shares of workers with paid sick days and the ability to work from home, by race

Black White
Paid sick days 58.7% 66.6%
Could work from home 19.7% 29.9%


Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Job Flexibilities and Work Schedules, 2017 and 2018; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, American Time Use Survey microdata.

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