A situation in which a worker is employed, but not in the desired capacity,...
a condition that exists when workers earn less than their potential; an indication that qualified workers may be enticed by a pay increase offer to move from one job to another or from one employer to another; therefore, underemployed workers should be included in labor pool numbers as well as those for a laborforce and workforce in an area see demographics in Economic Development.net definition of underemployment defined definition of under-employment defined definition of underemployed defined definition of under employed defined
The employment of workers for fewer hours or in less desirable jobs than they would prefer and are qualified for.
A situation in which workers are overqualified for their jobs or work fewer hours than they prefer.
employment for only a few hours a week yielding income usually too low to support a worker and family
the situation where people do not have fulltime, continuous work, and are usually only employed temporarily or seasonally (e.g. during the summer months in a hotel).
Workers who are working fewer hours than they would prefer