Pandemic leads more Mainers to work fewer hours or in less-skilled jobs

Bangor Daily News

The number of underemployed workers typically increases during times of economic downturn, as individuals who are struggling to get by or lose unemployment benefits are more likely to accept part-time, low-paying jobs that they may be overqualified for, said James Myall, a policy analyst at the liberal Maine Center for Economic Policy.

Click here to read the full story, first published December 19, 2020, in the Bangor Daily News.