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Synonyms for underemployment

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  1. List of paraphrases for "underemployment":

    under-employment, underemployed, underutilization

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  1. Martha Lauzen:

    This is clearly an industry-wide problem that requires and industry-wide solution, as an industry, film has not taken on this issue of women's chronic underemployment.

  2. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell:

    Instead of saying we are going to go back to burning coal, we need to be constructive about how to address the real issue of unemployment and underemployment.

  3. Philip Marey:

    We know the employment growth has been decent for a couple of months now, so if we get close to the consensus, that just confirms what we already know, so the Fed will want to see 'underemployment' rate fall further and they want the hourly earnings growth to rebound to 3-4 percent. That is what is becoming increasingly important.

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