Find the latest episode of "The Uncertain Hour" here. Listen

Teens' summer job prospects improve

Jun 5, 2015
Unemployment has fallen, but they still face competition for seasonal work.

How a part-time economy impacts consumers

Jun 12, 2013
To cut corners and increase profits, businesses are increasingly hiring more part-time or temporary workers. But that plan may backfire, when those workers become consumers who don't want to spend.

A part-time career alters life's expectations

Jun 12, 2013
Our economy creates a growing number of part-time and temporary jobs. That means more insecure workers -- and consumers -- who can't plan for the future.

Major American companies benefit from undocumented workers

Apr 30, 2013
Major American brands and some of the country's largest temp staffing companies profit from undocumented workers while keeping them at arm's length.