Involuntary part-time work reaches a 30-year high

In 2009, involuntary part-time work has reached a 30-year high and the length of the average workweek has fallen to a record low (33.3 hours)—- the lowest average number of work hours for production and nonsupervisory workers in private workers since the statistic was first tracked in 1964.

Sources: Julia R. Henly and Susan J. Lambert, Scheduling in Hourly Jobs: Promising Practices for the Twenty-First Century Economy, May 2009. Read More.

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