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OVER HALF JOBS ADDED IN DECEMBER WERE TEMPORARY
Breitbart ^ | Jan 10, 2014 | By Mike Flynn

Posted on 01/10/2014 1:13:05 PM PST by Jim Robinson

Friday's December jobs report, showing the economy added just 74k jobs last month was itself a major disappointment. Economists had expected the economy to add around 200k jobs. Looking into the details of the report, however, reveals an even bleaker picture of the labor market. Well over half the jobs added in December, 40k, were in temporary employment.

The biggest sectors to see job growth in December were retail and wholesale trade, in addition to temporary services. Together, these sectors added over 100k jobs, meaning the rest of the economy shed jobs last month. Temporary jobs are obviously just that and don't provide a solid economic footing for those in the field. Retail and wholesale trade, meanwhile, generally offer compensation at the low-end of the pay scale.

Because the growth in retail employment (+55k) occurred during December, the busiest time of the year for the industry, it is unlikely the sector will be able to sustain this growth in the early months of 2014.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fraud; jobs; laborforce; obama; obamanomics; tempjobs; temporaryjobs; unemployment

1 posted on 01/10/2014 1:13:05 PM PST by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson
December jobs are temporary?? What a surprise!
2 posted on 01/10/2014 1:16:25 PM PST by Gamecock (Celebrating 20,000 posts of dubious quality.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Jobs were added?


3 posted on 01/10/2014 1:19:17 PM PST by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Jim Robinson

You know, when you post in all caps, it means you are ...

... never mind — you probably are ...


4 posted on 01/10/2014 1:20:37 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

Yeah, but every man's crazy 'bout a sharp dressed girl.

5 posted on 01/10/2014 1:25:28 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

If only the Undocumented Kenyan’s job was that short of a duration in employment......30 days would have been too much.


6 posted on 01/10/2014 1:29:43 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Gamecock

Hey, you’re not looking at it right.

In the spirit of Sheila Jackson-Lee, these were “transitional from transitional support non-career non-opportunities.”


7 posted on 01/10/2014 1:35:17 PM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: Jim Robinson

Wall St. totally discounts employment/unemployment numbers between mid-November and the end of January the next year.

Most jobs are seasonal/temp that are gone in 6-8 weeks.

Thus, the numbers are unreliable.

Still, 75K jobs added in December [mostly seasonal/temp] is pathetic. Shows that retailer/service industries have no faith in the economy ...


8 posted on 01/10/2014 1:39:10 PM PST by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Jim Robinson

Temping is a HUGE industry in Europe. No one would dare hire a permanent employee due to the very rich menu of government mandated benefits. Plus the laws there make it virtually impossible to ever fire anybody.

Randstad, a Dutch company, is one of the biggest temp agencies in the world thanks to all that.


9 posted on 01/10/2014 1:44:05 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Lmo56

It probably also shows that the 4.1% increase in GDP reported recently is just bogus.

There is no way on God’s green earth that GDP is 4.1%. And real unemployment, the way they used to count it before Clinton, is upwards of 12%.

Recovery, my sweet Aunt Fanny. There is no recovery.

Add this story to this article from The Hill ==>> http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/194723-economy-will-save-majority-say-sen-dems.

They are playing fast and loose with economic statistics a) because they can and b) because they think it helps them maintain power.


10 posted on 01/10/2014 1:50:32 PM PST by iceskater (Enjoy your chains, comrades.)
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To: Jim Robinson

That has to be less comfortable than it looks. Serious underwire issues I would imagine.


11 posted on 01/10/2014 1:52:28 PM PST by RinaseaofDs
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To: Jim Robinson

Nice errr... holster.

I’d recommend an airweight with a hammer shroud for that, though.


12 posted on 01/10/2014 2:06:42 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Jim Robinson

It’s the Obamacare dividend.

It will only get worse.


13 posted on 01/10/2014 2:13:28 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: smokingfrog
hammer shroud

Sure thing. That hammer is going to get caught on a projection.

14 posted on 01/10/2014 5:30:29 PM PST by Right Wing Assault
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To: Buckeye McFrog

That’s sort of why I have a corollary to that - the amount of temporary/contingent work in a given region (in traditionally non-temporary positions) has an inverse relationship to the state of its economy.

It’s something that I was thinking could just stay over there, but unfortunately it has crept over here.


15 posted on 01/10/2014 8:02:00 PM PST by setha (It is past time for the United States to take back what the world took away.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Have you seen all the suck-ups blaming cold weather? Or saying this is just a one time “tick”? They’ll continue to wash Obama’s basketballs.


16 posted on 01/11/2014 12:34:51 AM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: iceskater

The cheapest loaf of bread I can find is $1.49. A year or so ago it was less than a buck. Prices have gone through the roof but they say there’s no inflation. And the republicans sit around trying to figure out a way for it not to hurt when the dems screw them with no lube.


17 posted on 01/11/2014 12:37:41 AM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Jim Robinson

“You ain’t seen nothin’ yet”... wait til the January jobs report.


18 posted on 01/11/2014 1:16:05 AM PST by VideoDoctor
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To: VideoDoctor
thats where the NEW program comes in....


19 posted on 01/11/2014 7:12:00 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ( a Safe..and Sane....2014 To All!)
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To: Gamecock

“December jobs are temporary?? What a surprise!”

Bingo. That has been the economic history of America for at least 5 decades.

Temps were hired in stores and the post office for the Christmas season to handle increased demand.

Temps were hired so regular workers could have time off for Christmas to New Year, often the last 2-3 weeks of the year.

That was a tremendous economic opportunity for college students. I took full advantage of the opportunities to replenish my social and beer budget. Some pre/post Christmas weeks, I would work at 3 jobs, and I was able to insist on good wages.

Of course those jobs that I and others had, went away after Christmas or New Years. That has happened again after this past Chrismas temp hiring.


20 posted on 01/11/2014 7:58:09 AM PST by Grampa Dave ( Obamacare is a Trinity of Lies! Obamaganda is failing 24/7/365! Obamaganda will fail 24/7/365!)
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To: Jim Robinson

And at the end of December the unemployed could not contribute to the economy either


21 posted on 01/11/2014 2:12:56 PM PST by ronnie raygun
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