health insurance mandate http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/23324/all en 174,000 Part-time Jobs Added in July, BLS Says http://mrc.org/articles/174000-part-time-jobs-added-july-bls-says <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Trend toward part-time labor continues, worrying some experts. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The July jobs report was released on Aug. 2, 2013, showing fewer jobs created than had been expected. The unemployment rate fell to 7.4 percent, but only 162,000 jobs were added and May and June were revised down by a total of 26,000 jobs.</p><p dir="ltr">Alan Krueger, in his final day as chairman of the White House council of economic advisers, called it a “solid” report, but some economists interviewed on CNBC were concerned by the data – including the trend toward more part-time hiring.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/174000-part-time-jobs-added-july-bls-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Government Health alan krueger CNBC economic trend Employment health insurance mandate jobs jobs report obamacare obamacare mandate part-time hiring unemployment Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:54:33 +0000 julia.seymour 44177 at http://mrc.org