Dont Believe the Hype! Nearly a third of jobs created are part-time govt census workers Obama credits economic policies for March jobs picture Obama left Washington, as he often does on days when jobs numbers are announced, to pay a call on Celgard. The advanced battery technology manufacturer has added about 300 jobs in the state after receiving $49 million as part of the federal stimulus package. After touring the warehouse, Obama used the company as a backdrop to embrace the Labor Departments announcement that 162,000 jobs had been created in March, a report that quickly became the central White House message of the day. Read more at washingtonpost.com - nation, world, technology and Washington area news and headlines Should part time jobs be counted?