Economic crash leaves an extra 1million workers under-employed and wanting more hours

Economic crash leaves an extra 1million workers under-employed and wanting more hoursSince 2008 crash the number of people in jobs but wanting to work more has risen by 47 per centFigure now stands at 3.05million with labourers, cleaners and caterers among worst affectedPart-time workers making employment figures look better than they are PUBLISHED: 14:30 GMT, 28 November 2012 | UPDATED: 15:35 GMT, 28 November 2012 More than 3million people are under-employed, forced to work part-time because they cannot find enough work. The number has soared by 1million since the start of the economic downturn in 2008, with cleaners, caterers, school crossing assistants and labourers worst affected.