31%
of low-income workers have access to paid sick leave, as of 2019

Source: Pew Research Center
Additional Information: Low-income workers are those in the bottom tenth of earnings, with hourly wages of $10.80 or less. In contrast, 92 percent of high-income workers have access to paid sick leave. They have earnings in the top quarter of the workforce, at more than $32.31 an hour.

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