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Objects in Mirror: April 28, 2009 Archive

Are you working two jobs?

Posted at 9:23 AM on April 28, 2009 by Julia Schrenkler

MPR's Paul Tosto shares a story about working multiple jobs in a lousy economy. I didn't realize it was so prevalent:

Moonlighting has always been a bit of a phenomenon here. Minnesota and the Northern Plains states have among the highest multiple job holding rates in the country, with Minnesota the top moonlighting state in 1994, according to the state's labor department. Officials say about 8 percent of employed Minnesotans held more than one job in 2004 and about 5.4 percent in the U.S.

Join the discussion to share your moonlighting experiences and learn more about Minnesota's economy in MinnEcon.

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