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Table 2 Employer Provision of Paid Sick Time (PST), 2012 and 2013

From: Local mandate improves equity of paid sick leave coverage: Seattle’s experience

  Provide PST to any employee (%) N Have full-time employees and provide PST to full-time employees (%) N Have part-time employees and provide PST to part-time employees (%)
  N Baseline (2012) 1 year (2013)   Baseline (2012) 1 year (2013)   Baseline (2012) 1 year (2013)  
All employers 315 79.5 90.6 *** 268 80.8 93.9 *** 163 47.1 66.7 +++
Size
 5-49FTE 230 75.2 89.4 *** 198 77.5 93.4 +++ 121 39.0 59.0 ++
 50 + FTE 85 89.3 93.5   70 88.7 95.1   42 65.9 84.3 ++
Industry
 Hospitality 40 27.5 85.0 *** 35 28.6 85.7 *** 33 3.0 69.7 ***
 Retail Trade 50 78.0 88.0   41 82.9 95.1   27 44.4 70.4 *
 Health 58 93.1 93.1   49 93.9 98.0   46 65.6 71.7  
 Other 167 86.0 91.6 * 143 86.9 94.7 ** 57 57.8 64.4  
  1. SOURCE: Authors’ analysis of data from Survey of Seattle Employers (see text). Employers with employees covered by collective bargaining agreements (N = 30) not included, as bargaining units could waive PST mandate
  2. * p < .05, ** p < .01, *** p < .001 for adjusted Wald Test of weighted pre-post difference; ++ p < .01, +++ p < .001 for F Test for unweighted pre-post difference (used when weighted subgroup results in stratum with single sampling unit)