12/20/2010 06:58 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

As Hiring Falters, More Workers Become Temporary

Temporary workers are starting to look, well, not so temporary.

Despite a surge this year in short-term hiring, many American businesses are still skittish about making those jobs permanent, raising concerns among workers and some labor experts that temporary employees will become a larger, more entrenched part of the work force.

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