02 Feb '11, 12am

[TOC] MOM report- Estimated 500,000 earn less than $1,200 or are unemployed

[TOC] MOM report- Estimated 500,000 earn less than $1,200 or are unemployed

Perhaps what is interesting is that around half or 49% of the part-timers in 2010 were “willing and available to work additional hours (i.e. underemployed … the number of underemployed residents rose from 80,500 or 4.3% of all employed residents to 86,600 or 4.4% over the year … older residents aged 60 & over (8.8%) and in their 50s (6.1%) also had higher underemployment rates than those in their 20s to 40s (2.3 to 4.2%)”. So, does this mean that a lot of people, particularly the older ones, were willing to work more, but could not get more work?

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/02/mom-report-estimated-...

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