David Stockman: The Only Job Growth In the Last Year Has Been In Part-Time Jobs Averaging $20,000/Year

The former director of the Office of Management and Budget under Ronald Reagan – David Stockman – just gave some stunning statistics on unemployment.

Stockman told CNBC that two-thirds of the jobs which have been created in the last year – the jobs which everyone talks about each month – are only part-time jobs, averaging $20,000 per year.

Stockman pointed out that that type of salary is not enough to raise a family, let alone to allow the type of spending which would lead to a recovery.

Stockman also said:

  • “The job outlook as a trend is a lot worse than people think”
  • Zero “breadwinner jobs” (full-time jobs paying enough to raise a family with) have been created in the last year
  • For the first time ever, the government sector is shrinking: “the reason is that governments are broke… we are going to have to cut back government employment.”

Watch the interview:

http://plus.cnbc.com/rssvideosearch/action/player/id/1680963951/code/cnbcplayershare

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