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Financial Vulnerability and Worker Well-Being: A Comparison of Long-Term Services and Supports Workers With Other Health Workers

Journal Article Wages & Benefits
June 20, 2020

Using American Time Use Survey data, this study examined the financial vulnerability of LTSS workers in comparison with other health care workers, while providing insight into their well-being by measuring time spent on work and nonwork activities.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32567500/

Key Takeaways

Working in LTSS was associated with lower wages and an increased likelihood of experiencing poverty.
LTSS workers spent a greater share of their time working and commuting to work.
LTSS workers spend more time on paid and unpaid activities, such as household and child care responsibilities.
 
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