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From: PBS

Working parents have two jobs — and both are important to the economy

PBS:

Nearly one in five workers work part-time in the U.S. By 2020, that figure is expected to rise to 40 percent.  By 2030, a majority of workers will be on their own,” according to Berkeley economist and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

The common assumption is that part-time workers want to work full time, but can’t find full-time employment due to a dearth of jobs and stiff competition. But deeper analyses suggest a very different interpretation: Employees are willing to sacrifice earnings if it means achieving a better balance of their personal and professional lives.

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