WebXtra: Part-time jobs with benefits available in East Texas

By Philippe Djegal - email

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Looking for work? You're not alone. Chances are even if you're working part-time, you probably have more than one gig just to make ends meet. Plus, if you have kids or have medical needs that require constant attention, the bills can rack up quickly.

But, there's some good news. Part-time positions are available in East Texas, and many of those jobs give you the option of enrolling in a benefits program, including: health, dental, paid-vacations and a 401K.

Target, Barnes and Noble, Fedex Express, Starbucks, JC Penny and Walgreens are just a few of the companies offering benefits to part-time employees in Tyler.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are approximately 25 million part-timers who comprise nearly 20 percent of the U.S. workforce.

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