Bill on Part-Time Work Ignores Improving Economy

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, D-San Diego, has introduced legislation to address what she says is the “troubling growth” of part-time workers in California. But federal and state labor data show that the number of involuntary part-time workers has been declining in recent years. If that’s the case, it is unclear why such a law is needed. (Benjamin M. Ebbink in The Sacramento Bee, 04/03/17)