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Having a job (or three) is far from enough

Pay levels plummet, with many settling for part-time work . . . putting a chill on consumer outlays

David Fagerstrom Sr. has strung together three jobs, including teaching at Southern New Hampshire University, since being laid off. But he is unable to approach his old income. David Fagerstrom Sr. has strung together three jobs, including teaching at Southern New Hampshire University, since being laid off. But he is unable to approach his old income. (Jim Davis/ Globe Staff)
By Robert Gavin
Globe Staff / December 30, 2009

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After getting laid off early this year, David Fagerstrom Sr. managed to find not one but three jobs. Yet he still has a big problem: The combined pay of the part-time positions is less than a third of his old salary at Kronos Inc. in Chelmsford. (Full article: 1052 words)

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