Tech Today w/ Ken May

America’s Second-largest Employer Is a Temp Agency

Posted by kenmay on July - 9 - 2013

cold fjord writes “From the Examiner: ‘…the second-largest employer in America is Kelly Services, a temporary work provider. … part-time jobs are at an all-time high, with 28 million Americans now working part-time. … There are now a record number of Americans with temporary jobs. Approximately 2.7 million, in fact. And the trend has been growing. … Temp jobs made up about 10 percent of the jobs lost during the Great Recession, but now make up a tenth of the jobs in the United States. In fact, nearly one-fifth of all jobs gained since the recession ended have been temporary.’ The NYT has a chart detailing the problem.” Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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