Workers face stark differences in access to paid sick days, depending on where they live: Share of private-sector workers with access to paid sick days, by geographical area, 2019
|Geographic Area||Share of workers who have access to paid sick days|
|East South Central||62%|
|West South Central||71%|
|East North Central||65%|
|West North Central||70%|
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Note: Census divisions are grouped by color according to the Census regions: Northeast, South, Midwest, and West, respectively.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey 2019.