16 states and the territory of American Samoa still observe the second Monday in October as an official public holiday exclusively called Columbus Day.
About half of upper-income workers (51%) say they take off less time than offered, compared with 45% of middle-income workers and 41% of lower-income workers.
This year, at least 28 states and the District of Columbia will legally recognize Juneteenth as a public holiday.
The share of U.S. workers who belonged to a union in 2022 stood at 10.1%, down from 1983 when 20.1% of American workers were union members.
Some 16% of Americans have ever earned money from an online gig platform. While most gig platform workers say they have had a positive experience with these jobs, some report facing on-the-job troubles like being treated rudely or sexually harassed.
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
24% of civilian workers in the United States, or roughly 33.6 million people, do not have access to paid sick leave.
Despite parents' shifting responsibilities, the U.S. is the only one of 41 nations that does not mandate any paid leave for new parents.
The U.S. has more foreign students enrolled in its colleges and universities than any other country in the world. Explore data about foreign students in the U.S. higher education system.
The most frequently cited reason for not taking family or medical leave when one needs or wants to is concern over loss of wages or salary.