All employees need access to legal services, but not everyone has it
More than two thirds of today’s employees have faced a legal situation in the past five years. Compounding the problem, individuals—especially lower-income and marginalized groups—do not have enough access to legal resources. In the workplace, this unmet need, known as "the justice gap," contributes to employee stress and burnout.
Insights from the report
4 in 10 Americans avoid the legal system
59% of AfricanAmericans are concerned about k
Low-income, ethnic minorities, and LGBTQ+ populations are most impacted by limited legal access.
62% of employees who have a legal plan trust
62% of employees who have a legal plan trust that an attorney representing them has their best interests in mind
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Gain a better understanding of how access to legal plans can help individuals succeed at work and in life.
1 MetLife Employee Benefit Trends Study 2022.
Source (unless otherwise noted): MetLife Group Legal Plans Legal Access Research