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Latinos Are Less Likely To Receive Paid Time Off Work Or Have Workplace Flexibility

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 28:  Members and supporters of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) protest outside a Trader Joe’s store in Manhattan February 28, 2011 in New York City. The Florida farmworkers pick tomatoes for Trader Joe’s and other companies and are asking for workplace conditions to improve and for wages, which haven’t been raised since 1978, to be increased. The workers say Trader Joe’s has refused to sign a food pledge to pay an extra penny per pound of tomatoes.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 28: Members and supporters of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) protest outside a Trader Joe’s store in Manhattan February 28, 2011 in New York City. The Florida farmworkers pick tomatoes for Trader Joe’s and other companies and are asking for workplace conditions to improve and for wages, which haven’t been raised since 1978, to be increased. The workers say Trader Joe’s has refused to sign a food pledge to pay an extra penny per pound of tomatoes. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)  (2011 Getty Images)

With the holidays just around the corner, most employees are thinking about taking time off work.

But for many Latinos, paid leave won’t be an option. According to a study released Tuesday by the Center for American Progress, Latinos have the least access to paid sick days or parental leave, let alone paid vacation.

Read more in The Huffington Post