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Friday, November 2, 2012

Trend to part-time jobs frustrates millions of American workers

Shannon Hardin, in La Mesa, Calif., is a part-time Fresh and Easy employee who earns $10.90 an hour. "I can't live on this," said Hardin, who is single and 50 years old. "It's almost impossible."