Interactive Map: Projected COVID-19 Employer Paid Leave Costs by State and Metro Area


This map models lost work time costs resulting from confirmed COVID-19 cases to date. The assessment includes potential sick leave wages, short-term disability payments, and spending on employee benefits. Interested parties can view state-, metropolitan area-, and county-level data. This tool accounts for geographic variation in COVID-19 cases, employment patterns, industry mix, and wages. All findings should be considered approximate and contingent. For more information about sources and assumptions used in the model, view the map below and click on the fourth tab called “Background and Sources.”

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