Capitol Report: The number of involuntarily part-time workers has stopped falling

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Some employees haven’t benefited as much as others in terms of pay and how many hours they can work despite a much improved labor market.

Nearly 14 million new jobs have been created in the past six years, but several million Americans are still missing out.

In August, the number of so-called involuntary part-time workers rose slightly to 6.1 million. That’s also a touch higher than at the end of 2015.

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These are people who want to work full time, but they either can’t find full-time jobs or their companies reduced the hours they are allowed to work.

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