J. Employment

Module J. Employment of HRS 2018

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J005 Question Now we're going to ask you some questions about your current employment situation.Are you working now, temporarily laid off, unemployed and looking for work, disabled and unable to work, retired, a homemaker, or what?
J007 Question In what month and year did you become unemployed?[INSTR: MONTH ENTERED MUST BE BEFORE OR IN CURRENT IW MONTH, YEAR]MONTH:
J008 Question YEAR__________
J010 Question Do you expect to go back to this job?
J011 Question In what month and year did you last work on this job?[INSTR: MONTH ENTERED MUST BE BEFORE OR IN CURRENT IW MONTH, YEAR] MONTH:
J012 Question YEAR__________
J014 Question In what month and year did you become disabled? [INSTR: MONTH ENTERED MUST BE BEFORE OR IN CURRENT IW MONTH, YEAR] MONTH:
J015 Question YEAR__________
J017 Question In what month and year did you retire? MONTH:
J018 Question YEAR__________
J020 Question Are you doing any work for pay at the present time?
J963 Question Have you worked for pay in the last 12 months?
J612 Question Counting paid vacations as weeks of work, how many weeks did you work in the last 12 months?[INSTR: COUNT PAID SICK TIME AS WORK TIME] WEEKS____________
J021 Question [On the job you plan to go back to/On your current (main) job], do you work for someone else, are you self-employed, or what?
J958 Question According to our records, in R's LAST IW MONTH (per Z092), YEAR (per Z093) you were self-employed. Do you have the same business that you had in R's LAST IW MONTH (per Z092), YEAR (per Z093) or is it a different business?
J024 Question YEAR__________
J028 Question Were there any months since [R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/MONTH, YEAR 2 YEARS AGO] when you were not working for pay?
JW777_1 Question Were there any months in ELIGIBLE YEAR when you were not working for pay?
JW778_1 Question Which months in ELIGIBLE YEAR where those (when you were not working for pay)? [INSTR: SELECT ALL THAT APPLY]
JW786_1 Question Were there any months between [R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/MONTH, YEAR 2 YEARS AGO] and January [FIRST YEAR OF PREVIOUS HRS WAVE DATA COLLECTION] when you were not working for pay?
J031 Question Were you paid a regular salary or wages? Was [she/he] paid a regular salary or wages?
J032 Question How much were you paid before taxes and other deductions? $_______GO TO J036
J036 Question PER:
J038 Question Did you receive some or all of the net earnings or profits?
J039 Question What did you earn the last year you worked? $________GO TO J043
J043 Question PER:
J045 Question Are you still working [there/for that same employer]?
JW168_1 Question Is the correct name of your employer R's LAST IW EMPLOYER NAME?
JW158_1 Question What is the name of the company or organization for whom you work [now/on your main job]? COMPANY NAME________________
JW159_1 Question What is the address of this employer?
JW160_1 Question ADDRESS 2____________
JW161_1 Question CITY__________
JW162_1 Question STATE___________
JW164_1 Question ZIP__________
JW165_1 Question PHONE NUMBER ______________________
J055 Question Were there any months since [R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/MONTH, YEAR 2 YEARS AGO] when you did not work for [R's LAST IW EMPLOYER NAME (per A508)/R's CURRENT EMPLOYER NAME (per J045 or JW158_1)/that employer]?
JW777_2 Question Were there any months in ELIGIBLE YEAR when you did not work for [R's LAST IW EMPLOYER NAME (per A508)/R's CURRENT EMPLOYER NAME (per J045 or JW158_1)/that employer]?
JW778_2 Question Which months in ELIGIBLE YEAR where those (when you did not work for [R's LAST IW EMPLOYER NAME (per A508)/R's CURRENT EMPLOYER NAME (per J045 or JW158_1)/that employer])?
JW786_2 Question Were there any months between [R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/MONTH, YEAR 2 YEARS AGO] and January [FIRST YEAR OF PREVIOUS HRS WAVE DATA COLLECTION] when you did not work for [R's LAST IW EMPLOYER NAME (per A508)/R's CURRENT EMPLOYER NAME (per J045 or JW158_1)/that employer]?
J058 Question Is your job title still the same as it was in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR?
J059 Question What was your job title in [R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR]? TITLE__________
J060 Question What sort of work did you do? TYPE OF WORK______________
J061 Question What is your job title now? TITLE______________
J062 Question What sort of work do you do now? TYPE OF WORK________________
J063 Question [INSTR: OPTIONS OTHER THAN MONTH AND YEAR CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 'MONTH' LIST.] MONTH: [drop down]
J064 Question YEAR_________
J067 Question What were you earning, before deductions, when you retired? $________
J071 Question PER:
J073 Question Why did you leave that employer?
J075 Question Did your employment situation change in some way that encouraged you to leave?
J076 Question How did it change?
J078 Question If your employer had allowed you to work fewer hours with correspondingly less pay, would you have continued working there?
J079 Question Did your employer experience a permanent reduction in employment between [R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/YEAR 2 YEARS AGO] and the time you were leaving?
J080 Question Were there any months between R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR and MONTH, YEAR R [STOPPED WORKING FOR [EMPLOYER (per J063&J064)/SELF (per J023&J024)] /RETIRED {per J017&J018}] when you did not work [for R's LAST IW EMPLOYER NAME (per A508)/ at this business/for this employer]?
JW777_3 Question Were there any months in ELIGIBLE YEAR when you did not work [at this business/for this employer]?
JW778_3 Question Which months in ELIGIBLE YEAR where those (when you did not work [at this business/for this employer])?
JW786_3 Question Were there any months between R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR and January [FIRST YEAR OF PREVIOUS HRS WAVE DATA COLLECTION] when you did not work [at this business/for this employer]?
JW158_2 Question What is the name of the company or organization for whom you [work now/work on your main job]? COMPANY NAME_____________
J966 Question Does the business operate from a location other than your home?
JW159_2 Question What is the address of this employer? ADDRESS 1_________
JW160_2 Question ADDRESS 2____________
JW161_2 Question CITY__________
JW162_2 Question STATE___________
JW164_2 Question ZIP__________
JW165_2 Question PHONE NUMBER__________________
J248 Question In what month and year did you start working for [this business/this employer]? MONTH:
J249 Question YEAR________
J965 Question Altogether, how many years have you worked for this [business/employer]?
J252 Question You told us that you started working for your current [business/employer] in YEAR BEGIN CURRENT EMPLOYER (per J249) and left your previous job in YEAR LEAVE PREVIOUS EMPLOYER per {J064 or J024}. Is that correct?
J253 Question Did you leave your previous employer in YEAR LEAVE PREVIOUS EMPLOYER per {J064 or J024}.
J254 Question In what year did you stop working at your previous job? YEAR___________
J255 Question Did you start your current job in YEAR BEGIN CURRENT EMPLOYER (per J249)?
J256 Question In what year did you start working at your current job? YEAR__________
J166 Question What kind of business or industry do you work in -- that is, what do they make or do at the place where you work?
J167 Question What is the official title of your job? TITLE________________
J168 Question What sort of work do you do?
J169 Question In what month and year did you start doing this kind of work. Please include work for previous employers? MONTH:
J170 Question YEAR____________
J172 Question How many hours a week do you usually work [on this job/in this business]? NUMBER OF HOURS___________
J173 Question Do you work the same number of hours nearly every week, or do the hours you work vary a lot from week to week?
J174 Question How many hours would you work in a week with relatively long hours? NUMBER OF HOURS___________
J175 Question How many hours in a relatively short week? NUMBER OF HOURS___________
J176 Question How many weeks of paid vacation do you get each year? NUMBER OF WEEKS___________GO TO
J179 Question How many weeks a year do you usually work on this job? WEEKS PER YEAR ____________D
J180 Question In the last 12 months, did you miss any days from work because of your health?
J181 Question About how many days did you miss? DAYS_________
J183 Question How many days of paid sick leave at full pay do you earn each year? 0-365 DAYS
J184 Question Does your employer provide coverage for long-term disability on this job?
J185 Question On your job, do you make decisions about the pay and promotion of others?
J186 Question For how many people do you make pay and promotion decisions? NUMBER OF PEOPLE___________
J187 Question Are you paid a regular salary or wages?
J188 Question How much are you paid before taxes and other deductions? $________
J192 Question PER:
J194 Question Do you receive some or all of the net earnings or profits?
J195 Question What did you earn last year? $________GO TO J199
J199 Question PER:
J201 Question Including yourself, how many people work in this business? NUMBER OF PEOPLE_____________
J957 Question Is it fewer than 5, 5 to 14, 15 to 24, 25 to 49, 50 to 99, 100 to 499, or 500 or more?
J202 Question Does your [husband/wife/partner] do any work for the business?
J203 Question How many hours a week does [he/she] usually work for the business? NUMBER OF HOURS__________
J204 Question Is [he/she] paid a regular salary?
J205 Question Are you salaried on this job, paid by the hour, or what?
J206 Question How much is your salary, before taxes and other deductions? $________
J210 Question PER:
J212 Question If you were to work more hours than usual during some weeks, would you get paid for those extra hours, get time off later, or get no compensation for the extra hours?
J213 Question About how much would you make per hour for those extra hours?
J215 Question How much would you make per hour for each extra hour? $_______
J216 Question What is your hourly wage rate for regular work time? $_______
J220 Question What is your hourly wage rate for overtime?
J222 Question What is your hourly wage rate for overtime? $_______
J223 Question During the last year, in how many weeks did you work some overtime? WEEKS__________
J224 Question Are you required to work overtime, or is it pretty much up to you?
J225 Question What does that amount to, before taxes and other deductions, in an average week or month? $______.00
J226 Question PER:
J228 Question If you worked an extra hour, how much would you earn for that? $_______
J229 Question How are you paid? HOW PAID___________
J230 Question How much are you paid before taxes and other deductions? $_______
J231 Question PER:
J233 Question If you worked an extra hour, how much would you earn for that hour? $________
J234 Question [Not counting overtime hours, could/Could] you reduce the number of paid hours in your regular work schedule?
J235 Question Would you like to do so even if your earnings were reduced in the same proportion?
J236 Question How many hours would you like to work each week? NUMBER OF HOURS__________
J940 Question If you wanted to work half time on this job, would your employer allow you to do that?
J941 Question If you reduced to half time, would your pay be cut in proportion to your reduction in hours, would it be cut more than that, or would it be cut less than that?
J942 Question If you reduced to half time, would your health insurance benefits be reduced, eliminated, or kept the same?
J943 Question If you reduced to half time, would your eligibility for pension benefits be affected?
J241 Question Could you increase the number of paid hours in your regular work schedule?
J242 Question Would you like to do so if your earnings were increased in the same proportion?
J243 Question If you could increase the number of paid hours, how many hours would you like to work each week? NUMBER OF HOURS___________
J244 Question About how many employees work for this company or organization at the location where you work?
J245 Question Is it fewer than 5, 5 to 14, 15 to 24, 25 to 49, 50 to 99, 100 to 499, or 500 or more?
J246 Question About how many employees work for this company or organization at all locations?
J247 Question Is it fewer than 5, 5 to 14, 15 to 24, 25 to 49, 50 to 99, 100 to 499, or 500 or more?
J257 Question If Else Employed (J021=1): What was your starting pay, before taxes and other deductions?If Self Employed (J021=2): How much did you earn, before taxes and other deductions, when you started this business? $______
J258 Question PER:
J260 Question Were there any months since [ [MONTH, YEAR R STARTED CURRENT JOB (per J248&J256 or J248&J249)/R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/in the last two years] when you did not work for this [business/employer]?
JW777_4 Question Were there any months in ELIGIBLE YEAR when you did not work for this [business/employer]?
JW778_4 Question Which months in ELIGIBLE YEAR where those (when you did not work for this [business/employer])?
JW786_4 Question Were there any months between [MONTH, YEAR R STARTED CURRENT JOB (per J248&J256 or J248&J249)/R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/in the last two years] and January [FIRST YEAR OF PREVIOUS HRS WAVE DATA COLLECTION] when you did not work for this [business/employer]?
J263 Question Has your employer experienced a permanent reductionin employment since [MONTH, YEAR R STARTED CURRENT JOB (per J248&J256 or J248&J249)/R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/YEAR 2 YEARS AGO]?
J264 Question Has this downsizing affected workers whose jobs are similar to yours?
J720 Question Are you employed by the government at the federal, state, or local level?
J721 Question Would that be the federal, state, or local government?
J266 Question Are you covered by a union or employee-association contract?
J501 Question Counting high school graduation as 12 years, about how many years of school would you say are needed to do your job reasonably well? NUMBER OF YEARS______
J502 Question (For someone with this much formal schooling,) About how much experience do you think it would take to become good at your job? AMOUNT OF EXPERIENCE__________
J503 Question UNIT:
J676 Question Is your current job covered by FICA where social security taxes are paid? (Do you pay social security taxes?)
J505 Question Sometimes people look for a different job even when they are currently working. Are you currently looking for another job?
J506 Question Are you looking for jobs only in the area where you live, or are you considering jobs that would require you to move?
J507 Question Are you looking for part-time or full-time work?
J508 Question Are you looking for the same kind of work you're doing now, or something different?
J509 Question How would it be different?
J510 Question During the past four weeks, what have you been doing to find another job?
J512 Question How many employers did you visit? NUMBER OF EMPLOYERS_____________
J513 Question How many employers did you call or write? NUMBER OF EMPLOYERS_____________
J514 Question If you found out about another job like the one you have now, would you look into it?
J517 Question Have you been doing anything to find work during the last four weeks?
J518 Question Are you looking for part-time or full-time work?
J519 Question Are you looking for the same kind of work you did before, or something different?
J520 Question How would it be different?
J521 Question If you were to be offered work like that, how high would the wage or salary have to be for you to take it? $_______
J522 Question Is that per hour, week, month, or year?
J524 Question What are all of the things you have done to find work during the last four weeks?
J526 Question How many employers did you [visit/call or write/visit, call, or write]? NUMBER ___________
J527 Question Do you currently want a job, either full-time or part-time?
J528 Question Would you prefer part-time or full-time?
J529 Question If someone offered you a regular job now, how high would the wage or salary have to be for you to take it? $_______
J533 Question Is that per hour, week, month, or year?
J535 Question What is the main reason you were not looking for work during the last four weeks?
J537 Question Is this true all or almost all of the time, most of the time, some of the time, or none or almost none of the time? My job requires lots of physical effort.
J539 Question (Is this true all or almost all of the time, most of the time, some of the time, or none or almost none of the time?) My job requires lifting heavy loads.
J540 Question (My job requires) stooping, kneeling, or crouching. (Is this true all or almost all of the time, most of the time, some of the time, or none or almost none of the time?)My job requires stooping, kneeling, or crouching.
J541 Question (My job requires) good eyesight. (Is this true all or almost all of the time, most of the time, some of the time, or none or almost none of the time?) Thinking of your job, please tell us how often these statements are true. My job requires good eyesight.
J542 Question My job requires intense concentration or attention. (Is this true all or almost all of the time, most of the time, some of the time, or none or almost none of the time?)
J543 Question (My job requires) skill in dealing with other people. (Is this true all or almost all of the time, most of the time, some of the time, or none or almost none of the time?)My job requires skill in dealing with other people.
J544 Question (My job requires) me to work with computers. (Is this true all or almost all of the time, most of the time, some of the time, or none or almost none of the time?)
J545 Question Here are some [more] statements that are true for some people's jobs but not for others. [Again] Thinking of your job, [this time] please indicate how much you agree or disagree with each statement.
J546 Question My job requires me to do more difficult things than it used to. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with that statement? My job requires me to do more difficult things than it used to.
J547 Question My job involves a lot of stress. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with that statement? My job involves a lot of stress.
J548 Question In decisions about promotion, my employer gives younger people preference over older people.
J549 Question My co-workers make older workers feel that they ought to retire before age 65.
J550 Question As I get older, I would prefer to gradually reduce the hours I work on this job, keeping my
J551 Question My employer would let older workers move to a less demanding job with less pay if they wanted to. (Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with that statement?)
J552 Question I really enjoy going to work.(Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with that statement?)
J553 Question Now we have some questions about any other paid job you may have. Are you doing any other work for pay now, such as (a/another) business of your own, a second job or the military reserves?
J554 Question Is this your own business, a second job, the military reserves, or what?
J556 Question How many hours a week do you usually work on [this other job/these other jobs]? HOURS_________
J557 Question Counting paid vacations as weeks of work, how many weeks a year do you usually work on [this other job/these other jobs]? WEEKS____________
J558 Question About how much do you earn before taxes from [this other job/these other jobs]? $________
J562 Question PER:
J596 Question Since ((MONTH, YEAR [R STOPPED WORKING FOR [EMPLOYER (per J063&J064)/SELF (per J023&J024)]/RETIRED (per J017&J018))/R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR) did you do any work for pay?
JW777_5 Question Were there any months in ELIGIBLE YEAR when you did any work for pay?
JW778_5 Question Which months in ELIGIBLE YEAR where those (when you did any work for pay)?
JW786_5 Question Were there any months between MONTH, YEAR R [STOPPED WORKING FOR [EMPLOYER (per J063&J064)/SELF (per J023&J024)]/RETIRED {per J017&J018}]/R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR] and January [FIRST YEAR OF PREVIOUS HRS WAVE DATA COLLECTION] when you did any work for pay?
J599 Question During these months, how many hours per week did you usually work? HOURS_________
J600 Question On average, how much were you earning before deductions during these months? $________
J604 Question PER:
J606 Question Counting yourself as an employer if you were self employed, for how many employers did you work during those months?
J607 Question Why did you stop working at that job? (Did the business close, were you laid off or let go, did you leave to take care of family members or what?)
J609 Question Did your employment situation change in some way that encouraged you to leave?
J610 Question How did it change?
K003 Question Have you ever worked for pay for more than a few months?
K004 Question When did you last work for pay? YEAR___________
K006 Question In what month was that?
K007 Question Did you work for someone else, were you self-employed, or what?
K008 Question What kind of business or industry did you work in -- that is, what did they make or do at the place where you worked? INDUSTRY_____________
K009 Question What was the official title of your job?
K010 Question What sort of work did you do? TYPE OF WORK___________________
KW158_3 Question What is the name of the company or organization for whom you worked on that job? COMPANY NAME_______________
KW788_3 Question Is it located in [R's CITY/STATE]?
KW159_3 Question What is the address of this employer? ADDRESS 1________________
KW160_3 Question ADDRESS 2____________
KW161_3 Question CITY__________
KW162_3 Question STATE___________
KW164_3 Question ZIP__________
KW165_3 Question PHONE NUMBER__________________
K011 Question How many hours a week did you usually work [for R's LAST EMPLOYER NAME (JW158_2)/that employer/in that business]? HOURS PER WEEK__________
K012 Question Not counting any overtime hours, could you have reduced the number of hours in your regular work schedule?
K013 Question Could you have reduced your work hours by quite a lot, say to half what you usually worked, without affecting either your hourly pay rate or your fringe benefits?
K014 Question Counting paid vacations as weeks of work, how many weeks a year did you usually work? NUMBER OF WEEKS__________
K039 Question Were you salaried on that job, paid by the hour, or what?
K015 Question How much were you earning, before deductions, when you left [R's LAST EMPLOYER NAME (JW158_2)/that employer]? $_________
K016 Question PER:
K018 Question About how many employees worked for that company or organization at the location where you worked? NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES__________
K019 Question Was it fewer than 5, 5 to 14, 15 to 24, 25 to 99, 100 to 499, or 500 or more?
K020 Question About how many employees worked for that company or organization at all locations?
K021 Question Was it fewer than 5, 5 to 14, 15 to 24, 25 to 99, 100 to 499, or 500 or more?
K022 Question When did you start working for [that employer/yourself]? YEAR_________
K025 Question How much were you earning, before taxes and other deductions, when you started? $________
K026 Question PER:
K028 Question Were you covered on that job by a union or employee-association contract?
K029 Question Why did you stop working at [R's LAST EMPLOYER NAME (JW158_2)/this business]?
K035 Question Over the last 10 years, since YEAR TEN YEARS AGO, have you ever been on temporary layoff, or unemployed and looking for work?
K036 Question How many times have you been on temporary layoff or unemployed and looking for work? NUMBER OF TIMES_________
L005 Question Besides [your current job/the job you just told me about], have you worked for any other employer for at least 5 years or more, including self-employment?
L006 Question How many different jobs have you had that lasted 5 years or more (not including your current job)?
L007 Question Were you working for someone else, were you self-employed, or what?
L009_1 Question When did you start working [for that employer/at that business]? YEAR_______
L013_1 Question What kind of business or industry did you work in -- that is, what did they make or do at the place where you worked? INDUSTRY____________
L014_1 Question What was the official title of your job? TITLE_____________
L015_1 Question What sort of work did you do?(Tell me a little more about what you did.) TYPE OF WORK____________
LW158_4 Question What is the name of the company or organization for whom you worked on that job? COMPANY NAME__________________
LW788_4 Question Is it located in [R's CITY/STATE]?
LW159_4 Question What is the address of this employer? ADDRESS 1_________________
LW160_4 Question ADDRESS 2_________________
LW161_4 Question CITY________________
LW162_4 Question STATE____________
LW164_4 Question ZIP_____________
LW165_4 Question PHONE NUMBER__________________
L016_1 Question When did you [leave that employer/stop working for yourself]? YEAR__________
L020_1 Question During your last full year at that job, how many hours a week did you usually work? HOURS PER WEEK___________
L021_1 Question Counting paid vacations as weeks of work, how many weeks did you work that year?NUMBER OF WEEKS____________
L096_1 Question Were you salaried on that job, paid by the hour, or what?
L022_1 Question How much were you earning, before taxes and other deductions, that year? [ENTER "0" FOR NOTHING] $_________
L023_1 Question PER:
L095_1 Question Were you covered on that job by a union or employee-association contract?
L025_1 Question Why did you [stop working at [Employer Name/this business]/leave [Employer Name/that employer?]]
L099 Question Were you working for someone else, were you self-employed, or what?
L009_2 Question When did you start working for [for that employer/at that business]? YEAR__________
L013_2 Question What kind of business or industry did you work in -- that is, what did they make or do at the place where you worked? INDUSTRY_______________
L014_2 Question What was the official title of your job? TITLE______________
L015_2 Question What sort of work did you do? TYPE OF WORK_________________
LW158_5 Question What is the name of the company or organization for whom you worked on that job? COMPANY NAME_______________
LW788_5 Question Is it located in [R's CITY/STATE]?
LW159_5 Question What is the address of this employer? ADDRESS 1__________________
LW160_5 Question ADDRESS 2______________
LW161_5 Question CITY__________________
LW162_5 Question STATE______________
LW164_5 Question ZIP______________
LW165_5 Question PHONE NUMBER_____________________
L016_2 Question When did you [leave that employer/stop working for yourself]? YEAR__________
L020_2 Question During your last full year at that job, how many hours a week did you usually work? HOURS PER WEEK__________
L021_2 Question Counting paid vacations as weeks of work, how many weeks did you work that year? NUMBER OF WEEKS__________
L096_2 Question Were you salaried on that job, paid by the hour, or what?
L022_2 Question How much were you earning, before taxes and other deductions, that year? $__________
L023_2 Question PER:
L095_2 Question Were you covered on that job by a union or employee-association contract?
L025_2 Question Why did you [stop working at this business/leave that employer?]
L068 Question We need a little information about jobs you might have held years ago. In what year did you first work for six months or more? YEAR___________
L102 Question Between [YEAR at L068] and [YEAR STARTED MOST RECENT JOB REPORTED IN SECTION J, K OR L], were there any years when you did not work at least six months?
L103 Question About how many years total did you work less than six months? YEARS_________
L104 Question How important were each of the following reasons for you not working in those years?
L105 Question Going to school Was this a very important reason for you not working in those years, somewhat important, or not important at all?
L106 Question Raising children (Was this a very important reason for you not working in those years, somewhat important, or not important at all?)
L107O Question ther family obligations (Was this a very important reason for you not working in those years, somewhat important, or not important at all?)
L108 Question Health problems (Was this a very important reason for you not working in those years, somewhat important, or not important at all?)
L109 Question Couldn't find work (Was this a very important reason for you not working in those years, somewhat important, or not important at all?)
J650 Question J ASSIST [INSTR: HOW OFTEN DID R RECEIVE ASSISTANCE WITH ANSWERS IN SECTION J -- EMPLOYMENT?]
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J007

In what month and year did you become unemployed?[INSTR: MONTH ENTERED MUST BE BEFORE OR IN CURRENT IW MONTH, YEAR]MONTH:

IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU BECOME UNEMPLOYED?[INSTR: MONTH ENTERED MUST BE BEFORE OR IN CURRENT IW MONTH, YEAR]MONTH:

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J008

YEAR__________

YEAR__________

   
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J010

Do you expect to go back to this job?

DO YOU EXPECT TO GO BACK TO THIS JOB?

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J011

In what month and year did you last work on this job?[INSTR: MONTH ENTERED MUST BE BEFORE OR IN CURRENT IW MONTH, YEAR] MONTH:

IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU LAST WORK ON THIS JOB?[INSTR: MONTH ENTERED MUST BE BEFORE OR IN CURRENT IW MONTH, YEAR] MONTH:

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J012

YEAR__________

YEAR__________

     
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J014

In what month and year did you become disabled? [INSTR: MONTH ENTERED MUST BE BEFORE OR IN CURRENT IW MONTH, YEAR] MONTH:

IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU BECOME DISABLED? [INSTR: MONTH ENTERED MUST BE BEFORE OR IN CURRENT IW MONTH, YEAR] MONTH:

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J015

YEAR__________

YEAR__________

   
If J005MCURREMPSTATU = 5 and OZ124 !=1 »
 
   
 
J017

In what month and year did you retire? MONTH:

IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU RETIRE? MONTH:

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J018

YEAR__________

YEAR__________

   
If J005MCURREMPSTATU = 1 or Do you expect to go back to this job? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
   
 
Are you doing any work for pay at the present time? assigned a value of 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF
   
ElseIf A028 = 1 and Do you still own or rent a residence outside the facility where you are living? = 5 and OZ123 != 1 »
 
   
 
Are you doing any work for pay at the present time? assigned a value of 5
   
Else
 
   
 
J020

Are you doing any work for pay at the present time?

ARE YOU DOING ANY WORK FOR PAY AT THE PRESENT TIME?

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If Are you doing any work for pay at the present time? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
   
 
J021

[On the job you plan to go back to/On your current (main) job], do you work for someone else, are you self-employed, or what?

[ON THE JOB YOU PLAN TO GO BACK TO/ON YOUR CURRENT (MAIN) JOB], DO YOU WORK FOR SOMEONE ELSE, ARE YOU SELF-EMPLOYED, OR WHAT?

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If [On the job you plan to go back to/On your current (main) job], do you work for someone else, are you self-employed, or what? != 2 and OZ136 = SELF_EMPLOYED »
 
     
   
J023
     
   
J024

YEAR__________

YEAR__________

     
   
If J023 = 96 »
 
       
     
J028

Were there any months since [R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/MONTH, YEAR 2 YEARS AGO] when you were not working for pay?

WERE THERE ANY MONTHS SINCE [R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/MONTH, YEAR 2 YEARS AGO] WHEN YOU WERE NOT WORKING FOR PAY?

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Else If J023 != 96 »
 
       
     
J031

Were you paid a regular salary or wages? Was [she/he] paid a regular salary or wages?

WERE YOU PAID A REGULAR SALARY OR WAGES? WAS [SHE/HE] PAID A REGULAR SALARY OR WAGES?

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If Were you paid a regular salary or wages? Was [she/he] paid a regular salary or wages? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
         
       
J032

How much were you paid before taxes and other deductions? $_______GO TO J036

HOW MUCH WERE YOU PAID BEFORE TAXES AND OTHER DEDUCTIONS? $_______GO TO J036

         
       
If How much were you paid before taxes and other deductions? $_______GO TO J036 > 0 and How much were you paid before taxes and other deductions? $_______GO TO J036 was answered »
 
           
         
J036

PER:

PER:

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If How much were you paid before taxes and other deductions? $_______GO TO J036 = 99999999998 or How much were you paid before taxes and other deductions? $_______GO TO J036 = 99999999999 »
 
           
         
J033
           
     
J038

Did you receive some or all of the net earnings or profits?

DID YOU RECEIVE SOME OR ALL OF THE NET EARNINGS OR PROFITS?

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If Did you receive some or all of the net earnings or profits? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
         
       
J039

What did you earn the last year you worked? $________GO TO J043

WHAT DID YOU EARN THE LAST YEAR YOU WORKED? $________GO TO J043

         
       
If What did you earn the last year you worked? $________GO TO J043 was answered and What did you earn the last year you worked? $________GO TO J043 > 0 »
 
           
         
J043

PER:

PER:

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If What did you earn the last year you worked? $________GO TO J043 = 99999999998 or What did you earn the last year you worked? $________GO TO J043 = 99999999999 »
 
           
         
J040
           
 
If [On the job you plan to go back to/On your current (main) job], do you work for someone else, are you self-employed, or what? = 1 SOMEONE Else 2 SELF-EMPLOYED 8 DK 9 RF and OZ136 = EMPLOYEE »
 
     
   
J045

Are you still working [there/for that same employer]?

ARE YOU STILL WORKING [THERE/FOR THAT SAME EMPLOYER]?

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If Are you still working [there/for that same employer]? = 1 YES 3 [VOL] YES, BUT OWNERSHIP HAS CHANGED 4 [VOL] NO, OWNERSHIP HAS CHANGED 5 NO 7 DENIES WORKING (FOR NAMED EMPLOYER) 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
       
     
J055

Were there any months since [R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/MONTH, YEAR 2 YEARS AGO] when you did not work for [R's LAST IW EMPLOYER NAME (per A508)/R's CURRENT EMPLOYER NAME (per J045 or JW158_1)/that employer]?

WERE THERE ANY MONTHS SINCE [R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/MONTH, YEAR 2 YEARS AGO] WHEN YOU DID NOT WORK FOR [R'S LAST IW EMPLOYER NAME (PER A508)/R'S CURRENT EMPLOYER NAME (PER J045 OR JW158_1)/THAT EMPLOYER]?

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If OZ128 was answered »
 
         
       
J058

Is your job title still the same as it was in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR?

IS YOUR JOB TITLE STILL THE SAME AS IT WAS IN R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR?

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If Is your job title still the same as it was in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR? = 7 »
 
           
         
J060

What sort of work did you do? TYPE OF WORK______________

WHAT SORT OF WORK DID YOU DO? TYPE OF WORK______________

           
         
J062

What sort of work do you do now? TYPE OF WORK________________

WHAT SORT OF WORK DO YOU DO NOW? TYPE OF WORK________________

           
If ([On the job you plan to go back to/On your current (main) job], do you work for someone else, are you self-employed, or what? != 1 SOMEONE Else 2 SELF-EMPLOYED 8 DK 9 RF and Are you doing any work for pay at the present time? != 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF and OZ136 = EMPLOYEE) or Are you still working [there/for that same employer]? = 5 or (Is your job title still the same as it was in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR? = 3 and YEAR__________ was assigned an EMPTY value) »
 
   
 
J063

[INSTR: OPTIONS OTHER THAN MONTH AND YEAR CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 'MONTH' LIST.] MONTH: [drop down]

[INSTR: OPTIONS OTHER THAN MONTH AND YEAR CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 'MONTH' LIST.] MONTH: [DROP DOWN]

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If [INSTR: OPTIONS OTHER THAN MONTH AND YEAR CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 'MONTH' LIST.] MONTH: [drop down] was answered and J063 =< 12 »
 
     
   
J064

YEAR_________

YEAR_________

     
 
If [INSTR: OPTIONS OTHER THAN MONTH AND YEAR CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 'MONTH' LIST.] MONTH: [drop down] != 92 and [INSTR: OPTIONS OTHER THAN MONTH AND YEAR CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 'MONTH' LIST.] MONTH: [drop down] != 93 and [INSTR: OPTIONS OTHER THAN MONTH AND YEAR CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 'MONTH' LIST.] MONTH: [drop down] != 97 and ([On the job you plan to go back to/On your current (main) job], do you work for someone else, are you self-employed, or what? != 2 or [INSTR: OPTIONS OTHER THAN MONTH AND YEAR CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 'MONTH' LIST.] MONTH: [drop down] != 94) »
 
     
   
J067

What were you earning, before deductions, when you retired? $________

WHAT WERE YOU EARNING, BEFORE DEDUCTIONS, WHEN YOU RETIRED? $________

     
   
If What were you earning, before deductions, when you retired? $________ was answered and What were you earning, before deductions, when you retired? $________ > 0 »
 
       
     
J071

PER:

PER:

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If What were you earning, before deductions, when you retired? $________ = 99999999998 or What were you earning, before deductions, when you retired? $________ = 99999999999 »
 
       
     
J068
       
   
If Is your job title still the same as it was in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR? != 3 »
 
       
     
J073M
       
     
If J073M != 1 and J073M != 2 »
 
         
       
If OZ136 != SELF EMPLOYED »
 
           
         
J075

Did your employment situation change in some way that encouraged you to leave?

DID YOUR EMPLOYMENT SITUATION CHANGE IN SOME WAY THAT ENCOURAGED YOU TO LEAVE?

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If Did your employment situation change in some way that encouraged you to leave? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
             
           
J076M1
             
         
If J076M1 != 4 or J076M1 was assigned an EMPTY value »
 
             
           
J078

If your employer had allowed you to work fewer hours with correspondingly less pay, would you have continued working there?

IF YOUR EMPLOYER HAD ALLOWED YOU TO WORK FEWER HOURS WITH CORRESPONDINGLY LESS PAY, WOULD YOU HAVE CONTINUED WORKING THERE?

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If J073M != 1 »
 
         
       
J079

Did your employer experience a permanent reduction in employment between [R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/YEAR 2 YEARS AGO] and the time you were leaving?

DID YOUR EMPLOYER EXPERIENCE A PERMANENT REDUCTION IN EMPLOYMENT BETWEEN [R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/YEAR 2 YEARS AGO] AND THE TIME YOU WERE LEAVING?

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If ([INSTR: OPTIONS OTHER THAN MONTH AND YEAR CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 'MONTH' LIST.] MONTH: [drop down] was answered and [INSTR: OPTIONS OTHER THAN MONTH AND YEAR CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 'MONTH' LIST.] MONTH: [drop down] != 98 and [INSTR: OPTIONS OTHER THAN MONTH AND YEAR CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 'MONTH' LIST.] MONTH: [drop down] != 99 and YEAR_________ != 9998 and YEAR_________ != 9999 and [INSTR: OPTIONS OTHER THAN MONTH AND YEAR CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 'MONTH' LIST.] MONTH: [drop down] > 1 JAN 2 FEB 3 MAR 4 APR 5 MAY 6 JUN 7 JUL 8 AUG 9 SEP 10 OCT 11 NOV 12 DEC 96 STILL WORKING FOR PREVIOUS WAVE EMPLOYER 97 DENY WORKING FOR SOMEONE Else, OR FOR NAMED EMPLOYER, AT LAST INTERVIEW 98 DK 99 RF MONTH SINCE LAST WAVE) or (J023 was answered and J023 != 98 and J023 != 99 and J024 != 9998 and YEAR__________ != 9999 and J023 > 1 MONTH SINCE LAST WAVE) or (In what month and year did you retire? MONTH: was answered and J017 != 98 and In what month and year did you retire? MONTH: != 99 and YEAR__________ != 9998 and YEAR__________ != 9999 and In what month and year did you retire? MONTH: > 1 JAN 2 FEB 3 MAR 4 APR 5 MAY 6 JUN 7 JUL 8 AUG 9 SEP 10 OCT 11 NOV 12 DEC 98 DK 99 RF MONTH SINCE LAST WAVE) »
 
       
     
J080

Were there any months between R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR and MONTH, YEAR R [STOPPED WORKING FOR [EMPLOYER (per J063&J064)/SELF (per J023&J024)] /RETIRED {per J017&J018}] when you did not work [for R's LAST IW EMPLOYER NAME (per A508)/ at this business/for this employer]?

WERE THERE ANY MONTHS BETWEEN R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR AND MONTH, YEAR R [STOPPED WORKING FOR [EMPLOYER (PER J063&J064)/SELF (PER J023&J024)] /RETIRED {PER J017&J018}] WHEN YOU DID NOT WORK [FOR R'S LAST IW EMPLOYER NAME (PER A508)/ AT THIS BUSINESS/FOR THIS EMPLOYER]?

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If Are you doing any work for pay at the present time? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
   
 
If Are you still working [there/for that same employer]? != 1 YES 3 [VOL] YES, BUT OWNERSHIP HAS CHANGED 4 [VOL] NO, OWNERSHIP HAS CHANGED 5 NO 7 DENIES WORKING (FOR NAMED EMPLOYER) 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
     
   
J166M
     
   
J168

What sort of work do you do?

WHAT SORT OF WORK DO YOU DO?

     
 
If Are you still working [there/for that same employer]? != 1 YES 3 [VOL] YES, BUT OWNERSHIP HAS CHANGED 4 [VOL] NO, OWNERSHIP HAS CHANGED 5 NO 7 DENIES WORKING (FOR NAMED EMPLOYER) 8 DK 9 RF or Is your job title still the same as it was in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR? = 7 »
 
     
   
J169

In what month and year did you start doing this kind of work. Please include work for previous employers? MONTH:

IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU START DOING THIS KIND OF WORK. PLEASE INCLUDE WORK FOR PREVIOUS EMPLOYERS? MONTH:

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J172

How many hours a week do you usually work [on this job/in this business]? NUMBER OF HOURS___________

HOW MANY HOURS A WEEK DO YOU USUALLY WORK [ON THIS JOB/IN THIS BUSINESS]? NUMBER OF HOURS___________

     
   
If [On the job you plan to go back to/On your current (main) job], do you work for someone else, are you self-employed, or what? != 2 »
 
       
     
J173

Do you work the same number of hours nearly every week, or do the hours you work vary a lot from week to week?

DO YOU WORK THE SAME NUMBER OF HOURS NEARLY EVERY WEEK, OR DO THE HOURS YOU WORK VARY A LOT FROM WEEK TO WEEK?

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If Do you work the same number of hours nearly every week, or do the hours you work vary a lot from week to week? = 2 »
 
         
       
J174

How many hours would you work in a week with relatively long hours? NUMBER OF HOURS___________

HOW MANY HOURS WOULD YOU WORK IN A WEEK WITH RELATIVELY LONG HOURS? NUMBER OF HOURS___________

         
       
J175

How many hours in a relatively short week? NUMBER OF HOURS___________

HOW MANY HOURS IN A RELATIVELY SHORT WEEK? NUMBER OF HOURS___________

         
     
J176

How many weeks of paid vacation do you get each year? NUMBER OF WEEKS___________GO TO

HOW MANY WEEKS OF PAID VACATION DO YOU GET EACH YEAR? NUMBER OF WEEKS___________GO TO

       
     
If How many weeks of paid vacation do you get each year? NUMBER OF WEEKS___________GO TO = 0 »
 
         
       
J177 assigned a value of 6
         
     
ElseIf How many weeks of paid vacation do you get each year? NUMBER OF WEEKS___________GO TO was answered »
 
         
       
J177
         
   
J179

How many weeks a year do you usually work on this job? WEEKS PER YEAR ____________D

HOW MANY WEEKS A YEAR DO YOU USUALLY WORK ON THIS JOB? WEEKS PER YEAR ____________D

     
   
If J703 = 0 (NOT OARGIOALLY EMPLOYED) »
 
       
     
J180

In the last 12 months, did you miss any days from work because of your health?

IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS, DID YOU MISS ANY DAYS FROM WORK BECAUSE OF YOUR HEALTH?

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If In the last 12 months, did you miss any days from work because of your health? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
         
       
J181

About how many days did you miss? DAYS_________

ABOUT HOW MANY DAYS DID YOU MISS? DAYS_________

         
   
If [On the job you plan to go back to/On your current (main) job], do you work for someone else, are you self-employed, or what? != 2 »
 
       
     
J183

How many days of paid sick leave at full pay do you earn each year? 0-365 DAYS

HOW MANY DAYS OF PAID SICK LEAVE AT FULL PAY DO YOU EARN EACH YEAR? 0-365 DAYS

       
     
J184

Does your employer provide coverage for long-term disability on this job?

DOES YOUR EMPLOYER PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR LONG-TERM DISABILITY ON THIS JOB?

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J185

On your job, do you make decisions about the pay and promotion of others?

ON YOUR JOB, DO YOU MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT THE PAY AND PROMOTION OF OTHERS?

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If On your job, do you make decisions about the pay and promotion of others? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
         
       
J186

For how many people do you make pay and promotion decisions? NUMBER OF PEOPLE___________

FOR HOW MANY PEOPLE DO YOU MAKE PAY AND PROMOTION DECISIONS? NUMBER OF PEOPLE___________

         
   
If [On the job you plan to go back to/On your current (main) job], do you work for someone else, are you self-employed, or what? = 2 »
 
       
     
J187

Are you paid a regular salary or wages?

ARE YOU PAID A REGULAR SALARY OR WAGES?

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If Are you paid a regular salary or wages? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
         
       
J188

How much are you paid before taxes and other deductions? $________

HOW MUCH ARE YOU PAID BEFORE TAXES AND OTHER DEDUCTIONS? $________

         
       
If How much are you paid before taxes and other deductions? $________ = 99999999998 or How much are you paid before taxes and other deductions? $________ = 99999999999 »
 
           
         
J189
           
       
If How much are you paid before taxes and other deductions? $________ was answered and How much are you paid before taxes and other deductions? $________ > 0 »
 
           
         
J192

PER:

PER:

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J194

Do you receive some or all of the net earnings or profits?

DO YOU RECEIVE SOME OR ALL OF THE NET EARNINGS OR PROFITS?

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If Do you receive some or all of the net earnings or profits? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
         
       
J195

What did you earn last year? $________GO TO J199

WHAT DID YOU EARN LAST YEAR? $________GO TO J199

         
       
If What did you earn last year? $________GO TO J199 = 99999999998 or What did you earn last year? $________GO TO J199 = 99999999999 »
 
           
         
J196
           
       
If What did you earn last year? $________GO TO J199 was answered and What did you earn last year? $________GO TO J199 > 0 »
 
           
         
J199

PER:

PER:

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J201

Including yourself, how many people work in this business? NUMBER OF PEOPLE_____________

INCLUDING YOURSELF, HOW MANY PEOPLE WORK IN THIS BUSINESS? NUMBER OF PEOPLE_____________

       
     
If (OA020 = DIFFERENT SPOUSE or PARTNER or OZ136 != SELF EMPLOYED) and NX065_R = OARRIED or PARTNERED and Including yourself, how many people work in this business? NUMBER OF PEOPLE_____________ > 1 »
 
         
       
J202

Does your [husband/wife/partner] do any work for the business?

DOES YOUR [HUSBAND/WIFE/PARTNER] DO ANY WORK FOR THE BUSINESS?

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If Does your [husband/wife/partner] do any work for the business? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
           
         
J203

How many hours a week does [he/she] usually work for the business? NUMBER OF HOURS__________

HOW MANY HOURS A WEEK DOES [HE/SHE] USUALLY WORK FOR THE BUSINESS? NUMBER OF HOURS__________

           
         
J204

Is [he/she] paid a regular salary?

IS [HE/SHE] PAID A REGULAR SALARY?

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If [On the job you plan to go back to/On your current (main) job], do you work for someone else, are you self-employed, or what? = 1 SOMEONE Else 2 SELF-EMPLOYED 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
       
     
J205

Are you salaried on this job, paid by the hour, or what?

ARE YOU SALARIED ON THIS JOB, PAID BY THE HOUR, OR WHAT?

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If Are you salaried on this job, paid by the hour, or what? = 1 SALARIED 2 HOURLY 3 PIECEWORK OR COMMISSION 7 OTHER/COMBINATION 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
         
       
J206

How much is your salary, before taxes and other deductions? $________

HOW MUCH IS YOUR SALARY, BEFORE TAXES AND OTHER DEDUCTIONS? $________

         
       
If How much is your salary, before taxes and other deductions? $________ = 99999999998 or How much is your salary, before taxes and other deductions? $________ = 99999999999 »
 
           
         
J207
           
       
If How much is your salary, before taxes and other deductions? $________ was answered and How much is your salary, before taxes and other deductions? $________ > 0 »
 
           
         
J210

PER:

PER:

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If J703 = 0 (NOT OARGIOALLY EMPLOYED) »
 
           
         
J212

If you were to work more hours than usual during some weeks, would you get paid for those extra hours, get time off later, or get no compensation for the extra hours?

IF YOU WERE TO WORK MORE HOURS THAN USUAL DURING SOME WEEKS, WOULD YOU GET PAID FOR THOSE EXTRA HOURS, GET TIME OFF LATER, OR GET NO COMPENSATION FOR THE EXTRA HOURS?

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If If you were to work more hours than usual during some weeks, would you get paid for those extra hours, get time off later, or get no compensation for the extra hours? = 1 EXTRA PAY 2 TIME OFF 3 NO COMPENSATION 6 [VOL] DON'T WORK OVER TIME 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
             
           
J213

About how much would you make per hour for those extra hours?

ABOUT HOW MUCH WOULD YOU MAKE PER HOUR FOR THOSE EXTRA HOURS?

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If About how much would you make per hour for those extra hours? = 4 »
 
               
             
J215

How much would you make per hour for each extra hour? $_______

HOW MUCH WOULD YOU MAKE PER HOUR FOR EACH EXTRA HOUR? $_______

               
     
If Are you salaried on this job, paid by the hour, or what? = 2 »
 
         
       
J216

What is your hourly wage rate for regular work time? $_______

WHAT IS YOUR HOURLY WAGE RATE FOR REGULAR WORK TIME? $_______

         
       
If What is your hourly wage rate for regular work time? $_______ = 999999998 or What is your hourly wage rate for regular work time? $_______ = 999999999 »
 
           
         
J217
           
       
If What is your hourly wage rate for regular work time? $_______ was answered and What is your hourly wage rate for regular work time? $_______ > 0 and J703 = 0 (NOT OARGIOALLY EMPLOYED) »
 
           
         
J220

What is your hourly wage rate for overtime?

WHAT IS YOUR HOURLY WAGE RATE FOR OVERTIME?

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If What is your hourly wage rate for overtime? = 4 »
 
             
           
J222

What is your hourly wage rate for overtime? $_______

WHAT IS YOUR HOURLY WAGE RATE FOR OVERTIME? $_______

             
         
If What is your hourly wage rate for overtime? != 6 »
 
             
           
J223

During the last year, in how many weeks did you work some overtime? WEEKS__________

DURING THE LAST YEAR, IN HOW MANY WEEKS DID YOU WORK SOME OVERTIME? WEEKS__________

             
           
If During the last year, in how many weeks did you work some overtime? WEEKS__________ != 0 »
 
               
             
J224

Are you required to work overtime, or is it pretty much up to you?

ARE YOU REQUIRED TO WORK OVERTIME, OR IS IT PRETTY MUCH UP TO YOU?

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If Are you salaried on this job, paid by the hour, or what? = 3 »
 
         
       
J225

What does that amount to, before taxes and other deductions, in an average week or month? $______.00

WHAT DOES THAT AMOUNT TO, BEFORE TAXES AND OTHER DEDUCTIONS, IN AN AVERAGE WEEK OR MONTH? $______.00

         
       
If What does that amount to, before taxes and other deductions, in an average week or month? $______.00 was answered »
 
           
         
J226

PER:

PER:

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If J703 = 0 (NOT OARGIOALLY EMPLOYED) »
 
             
           
J228

If you worked an extra hour, how much would you earn for that? $_______

IF YOU WORKED AN EXTRA HOUR, HOW MUCH WOULD YOU EARN FOR THAT? $_______

             
     
If Are you salaried on this job, paid by the hour, or what? = 7 »
 
         
       
J229

How are you paid? HOW PAID___________

HOW ARE YOU PAID? HOW PAID___________

         
     
If Are you salaried on this job, paid by the hour, or what? = 7 or Are you salaried on this job, paid by the hour, or what? = 8 »
 
         
       
J230

How much are you paid before taxes and other deductions? $_______

HOW MUCH ARE YOU PAID BEFORE TAXES AND OTHER DEDUCTIONS? $_______

         
       
If How much are you paid before taxes and other deductions? $_______ was answered and How much are you paid before taxes and other deductions? $_______ > 0 »
 
           
         
J231

PER:

PER:

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If J703 = 0 (NOT OARGIOALLY EMPLOYED) »
 
             
           
J233

If you worked an extra hour, how much would you earn for that hour? $________

IF YOU WORKED AN EXTRA HOUR, HOW MUCH WOULD YOU EARN FOR THAT HOUR? $________

             
     
If J703 = 9 (NOT OARGIOALLY EMPLOYED) »
 
         
       
J234

[Not counting overtime hours, could/Could] you reduce the number of paid hours in your regular work schedule?

[NOT COUNTING OVERTIME HOURS, COULD/COULD] YOU REDUCE THE NUMBER OF PAID HOURS IN YOUR REGULAR WORK SCHEDULE?

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If [Not counting overtime hours, could/Could] you reduce the number of paid hours in your regular work schedule? = 5 »
 
           
         
J235

Would you like to do so even if your earnings were reduced in the same proportion?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO SO EVEN IF YOUR EARNINGS WERE REDUCED IN THE SAME PROPORTION?

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If Would you like to do so even if your earnings were reduced in the same proportion? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
             
           
J236

How many hours would you like to work each week? NUMBER OF HOURS__________

HOW MANY HOURS WOULD YOU LIKE TO WORK EACH WEEK? NUMBER OF HOURS__________

             
       
J241

Could you increase the number of paid hours in your regular work schedule?

COULD YOU INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PAID HOURS IN YOUR REGULAR WORK SCHEDULE?

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If Could you increase the number of paid hours in your regular work schedule? != 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
           
         
J242

Would you like to do so if your earnings were increased in the same proportion?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO SO IF YOUR EARNINGS WERE INCREASED IN THE SAME PROPORTION?

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If Would you like to do so if your earnings were increased in the same proportion? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
             
           
J243

If you could increase the number of paid hours, how many hours would you like to work each week? NUMBER OF HOURS___________

IF YOU COULD INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PAID HOURS, HOW MANY HOURS WOULD YOU LIKE TO WORK EACH WEEK? NUMBER OF HOURS___________

             
     
If Are you still working [there/for that same employer]? != 1 YES 3 [VOL] YES, BUT OWNERSHIP HAS CHANGED 4 [VOL] NO, OWNERSHIP HAS CHANGED 5 NO 7 DENIES WORKING (FOR NAMED EMPLOYER) 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
         
       
J244

About how many employees work for this company or organization at the location where you work?

ABOUT HOW MANY EMPLOYEES WORK FOR THIS COMPANY OR ORGANIZATION AT THE LOCATION WHERE YOU WORK?

         
       
If About how many employees work for this company or organization at the location where you work? = 9999998 or About how many employees work for this company or organization at the location where you work? = 9999999 »
 
           
         
J245

Is it fewer than 5, 5 to 14, 15 to 24, 25 to 49, 50 to 99, 100 to 499, or 500 or more?

IS IT FEWER THAN 5, 5 TO 14, 15 TO 24, 25 TO 49, 50 TO 99, 100 TO 499, OR 500 OR MORE?

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J246

About how many employees work for this company or organization at all locations?

ABOUT HOW MANY EMPLOYEES WORK FOR THIS COMPANY OR ORGANIZATION AT ALL LOCATIONS?

         
       
If About how many employees work for this company or organization at all locations? = 9999998 or About how many employees work for this company or organization at all locations? = 9999999 »
 
           
         
J247

Is it fewer than 5, 5 to 14, 15 to 24, 25 to 49, 50 to 99, 100 to 499, or 500 or more?

IS IT FEWER THAN 5, 5 TO 14, 15 TO 24, 25 TO 49, 50 TO 99, 100 TO 499, OR 500 OR MORE?

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J248

In what month and year did you start working for [this business/this employer]? MONTH:

IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU START WORKING FOR [THIS BUSINESS/THIS EMPLOYER]? MONTH:

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If OZ076 = REINTERVIEW »
 
           
         
J252

You told us that you started working for your current [business/employer] in YEAR BEGIN CURRENT EMPLOYER (per J249) and left your previous job in YEAR LEAVE PREVIOUS EMPLOYER per {J064 or J024}. Is that correct?

YOU TOLD US THAT YOU STARTED WORKING FOR YOUR CURRENT [BUSINESS/EMPLOYER] IN YEAR BEGIN CURRENT EMPLOYER (PER J249) AND LEFT YOUR PREVIOUS JOB IN YEAR LEAVE PREVIOUS EMPLOYER PER {J064 OR J024}. IS THAT CORRECT?

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If You told us that you started working for your current [business/employer] in YEAR BEGIN CURRENT EMPLOYER (per J249) and left your previous job in YEAR LEAVE PREVIOUS EMPLOYER per {J064 or J024}. Is that correct? != 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
             
           
J253

Did you leave your previous employer in YEAR LEAVE PREVIOUS EMPLOYER per {J064 or J024}.

DID YOU LEAVE YOUR PREVIOUS EMPLOYER IN YEAR LEAVE PREVIOUS EMPLOYER PER {J064 OR J024}.

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If Did you leave your previous employer in YEAR LEAVE PREVIOUS EMPLOYER per {J064 or J024}. = 5 »
 
               
             
J254

In what year did you stop working at your previous job? YEAR___________

IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU STOP WORKING AT YOUR PREVIOUS JOB? YEAR___________

               
           
J255

Did you start your current job in YEAR BEGIN CURRENT EMPLOYER (per J249)?

DID YOU START YOUR CURRENT JOB IN YEAR BEGIN CURRENT EMPLOYER (PER J249)?

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If Did you start your current job in YEAR BEGIN CURRENT EMPLOYER (per J249)? = 5 »
 
               
             
J256

In what year did you start working at your current job? YEAR__________

IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU START WORKING AT YOUR CURRENT JOB? YEAR__________

               
       
If OZ076 != REINTERVIEW »
 
           
         
J257

If Else Employed (J021=1): What was your starting pay, before taxes and other deductions?If Self Employed (J021=2): How much did you earn, before taxes and other deductions, when you started this business? $______

IF ELSE EMPLOYED (J021=1): WHAT WAS YOUR STARTING PAY, BEFORE TAXES AND OTHER DEDUCTIONS?IF SELF EMPLOYED (J021=2): HOW MUCH DID YOU EARN, BEFORE TAXES AND OTHER DEDUCTIONS, WHEN YOU STARTED THIS BUSINESS? $______

           
         
If If Else Employed (J021=1): What was your starting pay, before taxes and other deductions?If Self Employed (J021=2): How much did you earn, before taxes and other deductions, when you started this business? $______ was answered and If Else Employed (J021=1): What was your starting pay, before taxes and other deductions?If Self Employed (J021=2): How much did you earn, before taxes and other deductions, when you started this business? $______ > 0 »
 
             
           
J258

PER:

PER:

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If J703 != 1 and (Is your job title still the same as it was in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR? != 3 or J083 != 5) and (Is your job title still the same as it was in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR? != 3 or J083 != 1) and OZ076 = REINTERVIEW »
 
           
         
J260

Were there any months since [ [MONTH, YEAR R STARTED CURRENT JOB (per J248&J256 or J248&J249)/R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/in the last two years] when you did not work for this [business/employer]?

WERE THERE ANY MONTHS SINCE [ [MONTH, YEAR R STARTED CURRENT JOB (PER J248&J256 OR J248&J249)/R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/IN THE LAST TWO YEARS] WHEN YOU DID NOT WORK FOR THIS [BUSINESS/EMPLOYER]?

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If J703 != 1 and [On the job you plan to go back to/On your current (main) job], do you work for someone else, are you self-employed, or what? != 2 »
 
         
       
J263

Has your employer experienced a permanent reductionin employment since [MONTH, YEAR R STARTED CURRENT JOB (per J248&J256 or J248&J249)/R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/YEAR 2 YEARS AGO]?

HAS YOUR EMPLOYER EXPERIENCED A PERMANENT REDUCTIONIN EMPLOYMENT SINCE [MONTH, YEAR R STARTED CURRENT JOB (PER J248&J256 OR J248&J249)/R'S LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/YEAR 2 YEARS AGO]?

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If Has your employer experienced a permanent reductionin employment since [MONTH, YEAR R STARTED CURRENT JOB (per J248&J256 or J248&J249)/R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR/YEAR 2 YEARS AGO]? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
           
         
J264

Has this downsizing affected workers whose jobs are similar to yours?

HAS THIS DOWNSIZING AFFECTED WORKERS WHOSE JOBS ARE SIMILAR TO YOURS?

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If Are you still working [there/for that same employer]? != 1 YES 3 [VOL] YES, BUT OWNERSHIP HAS CHANGED 4 [VOL] NO, OWNERSHIP HAS CHANGED 5 NO 7 DENIES WORKING (FOR NAMED EMPLOYER) 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
           
         
J720

Are you employed by the government at the federal, state, or local level?

ARE YOU EMPLOYED BY THE GOVERNMENT AT THE FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LEVEL?

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If Are you employed by the government at the federal, state, or local level? = 1 YES 5 NO 8 DK 9 RF  »
 
             
           
J721

Would that be the federal, state, or local government?

WOULD THAT BE THE FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT?

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If (Is your job title still the same as it was in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR? != 1 YES 3 RETIRED & WORKING FOR SAME EMPLOYER OR BUSINESS 5 NO 7 DENY HAVING THIS JOB TITLE AT PREVIOUS WAVE INTERVIEW 8 DK 9 RF and Is your job title still the same as it was in R's LAST IW MONTH, YEAR? != 3) »
 
             
           
J266

Are you covered by a union or employee-association contract?

ARE YOU COVERED BY A UNION OR EMPLOYEE-ASSOCIATION CONTRACT?

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J478
 
If J478 = 5 »
 
   
 
If J703 = 1 »
 
     
   
J479
     
   
If J479 = 1 »
 
       
     
J719
       
     
J480
       
     
If J480 was answered »
 
         
       
J481
         
       
If J481 = 999998 or J481 = 999999 »
 
           
         
J482
           
       
If J481 was answered and J481 > 0 »
 
           
         
J485
           
     
If OA009 = SELF »
 
         
       
If OA019 < 62 and J480 != 62 »