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Full time workers fully under pressure

US full-time unemployment increased to 10.5 percent -- the highest in 41 years.

By Guest blogger / March 5, 2010

US full-time unemployment increased to 10.5 percent -- the highest in 41 years.

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Today’s employment situation report showed that the full time unemployment rate increased to 10.5% of the civilian workforce remaining very near the highest rate seen in 41 years.

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics considers full time workers to be those “who have expressed a desire to work full time (35 hours or more per week) or are on layoff from full-time jobs”.

Full time jobless workers currently account for roughly 88.5% of all unemployed workers.

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