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Title Non-standard employment around the world : understanding challenges, shaping prospects.
Imprint Geneva : International Labour Office, 2016.

Subject Flexible work arrangements -- Congresses.
Temporary employment -- Congresses.
Part-time employment -- Congresses.
Employment (Economic theory) -- Congresses.
Labor market -- Congresses.
Alt Name International Labour Organisation,
Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover page; NON-STANDARD EMPLOYMENT AROUND THE WORLD; PREFACE; CONTENTS; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 : What is non-standard employment?; 1.1. THE REGULATION OF EMPLOYMENT AND THE CONCEPT OF THE "STANDARD EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP"; 1.2. NON-STANDARD EMPLOYMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES AND OVERLAP WITH INFORMALITY; 1.3. THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN NON-STANDARD EMPLOYMENT AND PRECARIOUS EMPLOYMENT AND THE NEED TO ADDRESS INSECURITIES AT WORK; 1.4. DEFINING NON-STANDARD EMPLOYMENT IN LAW AND PRACTICE; 1.4.1. Temporary employment.
1.4.2. Part-time work and on-call work1.4.3. Contractual arrangements involving multiple parties; 1.4.4. Disguised employment relationships and dependent self-employment; 1.5. SUMMARY; CHAPTER 2 : Understanding trends in non-standard employment; 2.1. TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT; 2.2. PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT AND ON-CALL WORK; 2.2.1. Part-time work; 2.2.2. On-call work; 2.3. TEMPORARY AGENCY WORK AND OTHER CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIPS INVOLVING MULTIPLE PARTIES; 2.4. DISGUISED EMPLOYMENT AND DEPENDENT SELF-EMPLOYMENT; 2.5. SUMMARY; CHAPTER 3 : Women, young people and migrants in non-standard employment.
3.1. WOMEN3.1.1. Women in part-time work; 3.1.2. Women in temporary jobs; 3.2. YOUNG PEOPLE; 3.3. MIGRANTS; 3.3.1. Duration of stay and modalities of entry into a destination country; 3.3.2. Why migrant workers are more prone to non-standard employment; 3.3.3. Migrant workers in sectors with traditionally high incidence of non-standard jobs; 3.3.4. Some consequences for migrant workers; 3.4. SUMMARY; CHAPTER 4 : Why firms use non-standard employment and how it affects them; 4.1. WHY DO FIRMS USE NON-STANDARD EMPLOYMENT?
4.1.1. The quest for flexibility, the core-periphery argument and core competencies4.1.2. Cost advantages and the influence of regulation; 4.1.3. Standardization and technology; 4.2. HOW WIDESPREAD IS THE USE OF NON-STANDARD EMPLOYMENT AMONG FIRMS?; 4.3. EFFECTS ON FIRMS; 4.3.1. Recruiting, training and managing workers in non-standard employment; 4.3.2. Employees in non-standard employment and their attitude towards the enterprise; 4.3.3. Effects of NSE on organizational performance, productivity and innovation; 4.4. SUMMARY; CHAPTER 5 : Effects on workers, labour markets and society.
5.1. EFFECTS ON WORKERS5.1.1. Individual transitions within the labour market and job (in)security; 5.1.2. Wage differentials; 5.1.3. Working hours; 5.1.4. Effects on occupational safety and health at work; 5.1.5. Access to social security benefits; 5.1.6. Training; 5.1.7. Fundamental principles and rights at work; 5.2. EFFECTS ON LABOUR MARKETS AND ECONOMIES AT LARGE; 5.3. WIDER SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES; 5.4. SUMMARY; CHAPTER 6 : Addressing decent work deficits in non-standard employment; 6.1. LEGISLATIVE RESPONSES: PLUGGING REGULATORY GAPS; 6.1.1. Equality of treatment.
Summary Non-standard forms of employment - including temporary work, part-time work, temporary agency work and other multi-party employment arrangements, disguised employment relationships and dependent self-employment - have become a contemporary feature of labour markets the world over. This report documents the incidence and trends of non-standard forms of employment across different countries of the world and explores the reasons behind this phenomenon, including increased firm competition, shifting organizational practices of firms, and changes and gaps in the regulation of work.
ISBN 9789221303862 (electronic bk.)
9221303861 (electronic bk.)
9789221303855
9221303853
OCLC # 976291952
Additional Format Print version: Non-standard employment around the world. Geneva : International Labour Office, 2016 9789221303855 9221303853 (OCoLC)934504105