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Reason #21: Involuntary Part-Time Employment Remains Nearly Double Pre-Recession Levels

Why Senate Democrats Should Act on 40 House-Passed Jobs Bills July 29, 2014

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Washington, Jul 29 | comments

Involuntary Part-Time Employment Remains Nearly Double Pre-Recession Levels.  The number of part-time workers who would prefer to work full-time has nearly doubled since 2007 to 7.5 million.


Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman Camp is listing 40 reasons for the Senate to pass the 40 jobs bills the House has already approved.  The reasons define the distress Americans continue to feel in the “new normal” of high unemployment and weak job creation resulting from Obama Administration economic policies. 

View the prior reasons here.

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