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Part-time work on the rise, but is that a good thing?

NPR / August 28, 2013 / www.npr.org

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Part-time work on the rise, but is that a good thing?

The number of part-time workers in the United States has approximately doubled since the summer of 2007, with more than 8 million Americans working part-time jobs because they are unable to find full-time jobs. Marilyn Geewax at NPR discusses the impacts of this trend on workers, including erratic schedules, short hours and low pay.

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