Post Profile






Involuntary Part-Time Unemployment Is Not Up, Contrary to What You Read in the NYT

A NYT article noted that people are more likely to work at home now than in the early part of the last decade and that this is reducing energy usage. Near the end, the piece included this paragraph: "In addition, between 2003 and 2012 the number of part-time workers in the United States almost doubled, from 4.6 million part time workers to 8.3 million, many of whom are involuntarily part-time workers.
read more

share

Related Posts


Here’s how ‘employees’ of platform like Uber could get proper benefits

Technology : The Next Web Blog

Having a same employer for years on end will soon become history — independent contractors could account for half of the workforce in the US in just a decade’s time. The current labor market looks more like a ‘one-night stand’ — wor...

Doctors Remove Bullet from Victim's Head: Seek to Determine Cause of Death

Business & Finance / Economics : Beat the Press

A New York Times article on "Europe's lost decade" could have easily had a headline like this. The piece talks about the high unemployment and weak growth across the euro zone, but never notes the obvious cause, major cutbacks in go...

NYT: Germany's Unemployment Rate is 7.0 Percent or 6.2 Percent

Business & Finance / Economics : Beat the Press

In the NYT, Germany's unemployment rate seems to vary depending on which article you read. We can look at the chart accompanying a piece on Geithner lecturing the European Union on how to deal with debt and see that the German unemp...

Does the Additional Support for IMF Come With Expectation that Europe Will Jettison Austerity?

Business & Finance / Economics : Beat the Press

That seemed to be what the NYT was telling readers in an article that began by noting the difficulties that the Dutch government is facing in pushing its austerity plan. The piece noted that a number of countries had committed an ad...

Excellent NYT Reporting on Trump Energy Plan

Business & Finance / Economics : Beat the Press

The NYT did what we should expect newspapers to do when reporting on presidential campaigns, it told readers that Donald Trump's energy plans don't make any sense. In the first paragraph of a piece on a speech Donald Trump gave in P...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC