Part-time not always a choice over 50

October 5, 2015

But 1 in 5 find themselves in a situation similar to Ellis-Johnson’s, concludes a recent study by Rutgers University’s John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development in New Brunswick, N.J.

“The number of people struggling has remained high,” said Heldrich Center director Carl Van Horn, coauthor of The Joys and Disappointments of Older Part-time Workers.

In June, the center released a report on part-time workers because, “in the aftermath of the great recession, what remained high was the number of involuntary part-time workers,” even as the job market grew, Van Horn said.

Philly.com, October 5

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