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Obamacare Strikes: Part-Time Jobs Surge To All Time High; Full-Time Jobs Plunge By 240,000

Posted By admin On July 5, 2013 @ 10:21 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Zero Hedge [1]
July 5, 2013

As a reminder: jobs have quantity and quality components. The quantity component was good enough to convince the 10 Year the taper is imminent (if not stocks, which continue to trade dislocated from any and all fundamentals). But how about the quality? In a word: not good. In June, the household survey reported that part-time jobs soared by 360,000 to 28,059,000 - an all time record high. Full time jobs? Down 240,000.  And looking back at the entire year, so far in 2013, just 130K Full-Time Jobs have been added, offset by a whopping 557K Part-Time jobs. And there is your jobs “quality” leading to today’s market euphoria (if only for now).

June full-time vs part-time:

Obamacare Strikes: Part Time Jobs Surge To All Time High; Full Time Jobs Plunge By 240,000 June%20Full%20vs%20Part%20Time%20Jobs 2 0 [2]

And the divergence historically:

Obamacare Strikes: Part Time Jobs Surge To All Time High; Full Time Jobs Plunge By 240,000 June%20Full%20vs%20Part%20Time%20Jobs%20historic 0 [3]

Source: BLS [4]

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[1] Zero Hedge: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-07-05/obamacare-strikes-part-time-jobs-surge-all-time-high-full-time-jobs-plunge-240000

[2] Image: http://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/images/user5/imageroot/2013/07/June%20Full%20vs%20Part%20Time%20Jobs_2.jpg

[3] Image: http://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/images/user5/imageroot/2013/07/June%20Full%20vs%20Part%20Time%20Jobs%20historic.jpg

[4] BLS: http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t09.htm

[5] Reason For Today’s Unemployment Rate Plunge: Part-Time Jobs For Economic Reasons Surge Most Since QE1 Announcement: http://www.prisonplanet.com/reason-for-todays-unemployment-rate-plunge-part-time-jobs-for-economic-reasons-surge-most-since-qe1-announcement.html

[6] Obamacare forces American workers into ‘part-time society’ as full-time jobs are slashed everywhere: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obamacare-forces-american-workers-into-part-time-society-as-full-time-jobs-are-slashed-everywhere.html

[7] Goodbye Full-Time Jobs, Hello Part-Time Jobs, R.I.P. Middle Class: http://www.prisonplanet.com/goodbye-full-time-jobs-hello-part-time-jobs-r-i-p-middle-class.html

[8] OBAMACARE TAX: Medical Device Maker to Eliminate 1,200 Jobs: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obamacare-tax-medical-device-maker-to-eliminate-1200-jobs.html

[9] The “Obamacare Part-Time Jobs” Effect Goes Mainstream: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-obamacare-part-time-jobs-effect-goes-mainstream.html

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