More people in the United States are working two full-time jobs than ever before, says Lauren Kaori Gurley of The Washington Post.
It's unlikely a crash in employment would prompt a recession. In spite of a slowdown in job creation, the job market remains relatively strong.
At the start of the pandemic, the number of part timers who would rather work full time spiked. Now, it’s lower than any time since 2001.
The economy is not where it needs to be on inflation, says Mary Daly, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
A slowing economy could help bring worker supply and demand back into balance.
There are almost two job openings for every unemployed person.
"Second-chance hiring" is on the rise, but those with criminal records still face significant barriers to employment.
Apple is the latest big employer to announce it's hiking hourly pay. The market for in-person work is especially competitive.
On average, wages aren't rising as fast as inflation. But not all workers are getting average raises.
We spoke with Alex Camardelle, director of Workforce Policy at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, for an answer.