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Table 4. Percent of employees offered other employee benefits, various employment groups, 1994-96




Table 4.  Percent of employees offered other employee benefits, various employment
groups, 1994-96
                                                                                        
                                                                                        
                                                        Full-time employees in -        
                                                                                        
                                   Part-time                                            
    Employee benefit program       employees                   Medium and   Small inde- 
                                      1996      Small estab-  large estab-    pendent   
                                                 lishments     lishments   establishmen-
                                                    1994        1995(1)          ts     
                                                                              1996(2)   
                                                                                                                                                                                
                                                                                        
   Income contribution plans                                                            
 Severance pay..................        2            15            35            12     
 Supplemental unemployment                                                              
    benefits....................      (3)           (3)             4           (3)     
                                                                                        
        Family benefits                                                                 
 Child care.....................        2             1             8             1     
  Funds.........................        1             1             4             1     
  On-site care..................        1             1             3             1     
  Off-site care.................        1           (3)             1             1     
 Adoption assistance............      (3)           n.a.           11             1     
 Long-term care insurance.......      (3)             1             6             1     
 Flexible workplace.............        1           n.a.            2             1     
                                                                                        
   Health promotion programs                                                            
 Wellness.......................        6             6            34             5     
 Employee assistance............        9            15            58             9     
 Fitness center.................        3           n.a.           19             4     
                                                                                        
     Miscellaneous benefits                                                             
 Job-related travel accident                                                            
    insurance...................        4            13            41             7     
 Nonproduction bonuses..........       26            47            39            48     
 Subsidized commuting...........      (3)             1             5             1     
                                                                                        
    Educational assistance:                                                             
 Job-related....................       13            37            65            34     
 Non-job-related................        2             6            18             3     
                                                                                        
Section 125 cafeteria                                                                   
   benefits(4)..................        4            22            55            16     
   Flexible benefit plans.......        1             3            12             2     
   Reimbursement plans..........        3            19            38             8     
   Premium conversion plans.....        1           n.a.            5             5     

  1 Private establishments employing 100 or more workers.
  2 Not under common ownership or control with any other establishment.
  3 Less than 0.5 percent.
  4 Includes all types of plans under Internal Revenue Code, Section 125.  Flexible
benefit plans include reimbursement account features.
n.a. Data were not available for this benefit in 1994.

  NOTE: Dash indicates no data were reported; sums of individual items may not equal
totals due to rounding.

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