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Question of the Month

From the Catherwood Library reference librarians

September 2007

PLEASE NOTE: The Reference Question of the Month is kept current only during the month for which it was written. Archived questions will not be updated, and over time may contain inaccurate information or broken web links. We provide archived questions as a service, since much of the information will remain accurate and of continued interest to the ILR community.

Question: I am interested in the concept of MOONLIGHTING. Are there sources that reveal the number of persons in the U.S. who work multiple jobs and why they do it?

Answer: The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) periodically publishes information on this topic. The following publications currently speak to this issue:

The most current information is found on the
Current Population Survey (CPS) page.

See also:

— Researched by Stuart Basefsky