Formal flexitime programs not common

October 25, 2005

Although more than 1 in 4 full-time wage and salary workers can work a flexible schedule, only about 1 in 10 are enrolled in a formal, employer-sponsored flexitime program.

Full-time wage and salary workers with formal flexitime programs, by occupation, May 2004 (percent)
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In May 2004, 10.7 percent of all full-time wage and salary workers were enrolled in a formal flexitime program.

Workers in management, professional, and related occupations were among the most likely to have a formal flexitime program (14.2 percent). Those in production, transportation, and material moving occupations were the least likely to have such a program (5.9 percent).

These data are a product of the May 2004 supplement to the Current Population Survey. Learn more about flexible work schedules in "Workers on Flexible and Shift Schedules in May 2004," USDL news release 05-1198.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Formal flexitime programs not common on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2005/jul/wk1/art03.htm (visited November 23, 2014).

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