From the rise of hybrid and remote work to the Great Resignation to “quiet quitting,” workers have been renegotiating how they work and what they look for in a job. And amid continued tightness in the labor market, employers have been forced to respond and make jobs more appealing to current and potential employees—such as offering key benefits like health insurance, paid time off, and flexible work arrangements. Researchers calculated a composite score that equally weighted the percentage of private industry workers with access to paid holidays and paid vacation, life insurance, health insurance, retirement plans, paid family leave, and flexible hours. Industries were then ranked accordingly.

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