Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The percentage of state and local government employees nationally who say they would be more likely to leave their jobs if retirement benefits were cut.

[Source: National Institute for Retirement Security]

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Monday, February 17, 2020

The economic impact of Oklahoma state retirement system benefits. 

[Source: National Institute for Retiree Security]

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Percent of the national workforce that is covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act, which allows up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for new parents and other workers with an illness or caregiving responsibilities. The federal FMLA does not provide protections for paid leave for family and medical emergencies. 

[Source: Department of Labor]

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

The number of historic all-black towns still incorporated in Oklahoma. Between 1856 and 1920, more than 50 all-black towns were established in Oklahoma.

[Source: Oklahoma Historical Society]

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Percent of U.S. caregivers who report having to make adjustments to their own work schedules because of caregiving.

[Source: AARP]

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Percent of U.S. workers who expect to be providing care for an aging relative in the coming five years

[Source: AARP]

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Percent of civilian workers in America with access to paid family and medical leave (BLS). Only 9% of workers in the bottom 25% of earners currently have this benefit.

[Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics]

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Friday, February 7, 2020

The approximate number of Oklahomans reporting mental illness.

[Source: Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services]

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Total number of Black-owned businesses in Oklahoma in 2012.

[Source: U.S. Census Bureau 2012 Survey of Business Owners]

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

The number of Oklahomans who are not accessing needed mental health and substance use disorder treatment.

[Source: Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse]

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