About 5 percent of all workers held more than one job at a time in July.
The trend could speak to wage growth, which has generally remained sluggish in the wake of the financial crisis. For some, the salary of a full-time position is not enough.
Average hourly earnings rose 3.2 percent year-over-year in August, which was above expectations.
Democrats are looking to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. The current rate, $7.25 per hour, has not been changed since 2009. Arguments against the proposal, however, are that standard of living