Today’s employment situation report showed that the full time unemployment rate declined to 9.7% of the civilian workforce remaining very near the highest rate seen in 41 years.
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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