Behind the #s and what the media is "hiding" and "not reporting". Helps explain the lackluster economy. http://news.yahoo.com/temporary-jobs-becoming-permanent-fixture-140133833.html "Temps typically receive low pay, few benefits and scant job security. That makes them less likely to spend freely, so temp jobs don't tend to boost the economy the way permanent jobs do. More temps and contract workers also help explain why pay has barely outpaced inflation since the recession ended."