About 3 years ago

01/31/2019 - Unemployment Is Low Only Because ‘Involuntary’ Part-Time Work Is High

– Business Insider
Unemployment is at record lows in both the UK and the US. But “involuntary” part-time work is at least 40 percent higher in both countries than it was 10 years ago. The structure of the labor market has fundamentally changed, and what we used to think of as “unemployment” has been replaced by mass part-time work, much of it unwanted.
 The Wall Street Journal
A regulation aimed primarily at reducing a nonexistent rise in alternative work arrangements was nothing more than an unnecessary brake on the American economy.

Women Set New Records In Legislative Leadership

– The Hill
Final counts are in and women now hold 29 percent of the 7,383 legislative seats across the country as well as a number of leadership posts.
– Axios
From Axios: “Starbucks chairman emeritus Howard Schultz is a long shot to win the White House, but he’s a sure bet to create headaches for the coffee chain he turned into a global empire.”