In July, the number of persons employed part time for economic reasons (sometimes referred to as involuntary part-time workers) was essentially unchanged at 8.2 million. These individuals were working part time because their hours had been cut back or because they were unable to find a full-time job.
Contrast this to 2004 when The Heritage Foundation estimated that only one in five part-timers preferred a full-time job.
Look where we’ve come in nine years. The term “involuntary part-time workers” was not even ...Finish Reading →