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Response to Fuddnik (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 5, 2012, 01:27 PM

4. No way. You reckon?

Isn't that one of those i-android-8 smartpad things they're waving there? That explains it, then...

Some 582,000 people took part time jobs because they couldn't find full time work last month. Those people contribute to the broader measure of unemployment, know as U-6, compiled by the BLS. U-6 includes "marginally attached workers" those who are neither working nor looking for work but who have looked for work recently; people who have given up looking and people who are employed part-time for economic reasons. Thanks to the rise in part-timers, that rate remained unchanged at 14.7% in September.

/... http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/blog/2012/oct/05/us-unemployment-five-things-we-learned

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