One employment measure that still hasn’t fully rebounded from the Great Recession is underemployment — people working part-time because they can’t find full-time work. It’s still about 20 percent higher than it was in the mid-2000s. Businesses are offering a…
Since November of last year, the number of involuntary part-time workers dropped by 858,000.
48-year-old Lisa Darcey has a lot of experience doing the part-time shuffle. Unable to find a full-time position, Darcey works two part-time jobs and is trying to add a third to the mix.
Trying to cobble together a livelihood from more than on job is tough because of the slow jobs recovery and the rise of 'on-call' scheduling in low-wage industries.