90 percent of jobs created after 2009 are part-time

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Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Washington Times: The economy has added seven times more part-time jobs than full-time jobs since January 2009.

Since January 2009 the country has added a net total of 270,000 full-time jobs, but it has added 1.9 million part-time jobs, according to the House Ways and Means Committee.

The numbers come as Republicans argue that the president’s health care law is pushing businesses to save money and push workers into shorter schedules to avoid the penalties that come from hiring more full-time workers, who under the law will be required to be covered with health care insurance.

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