Over Half Jobs Added in December Were Temporary

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jan 10, 2014 2:09 PM
Friday's December jobs report, showing the economy added just 74k jobs last month was itself a major disappointment. Economists had expected the economy to add around 200k jobs. Looking into the details of the report, however, reveals an even bleaker picture of the labor market. Well over half the jobs added in December, 40k, were in temporary employment.