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Contingent work

Patricia L. Booth

Contingent work

trends, issues and challenges for employers

by Patricia L. Booth

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Published by Conference Board of Canada in Ottawa, ON .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Temporary employment -- Canada,
  • Temporary employees -- Canada,
  • Temporary help services -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Patricia Booth.
    Series192-97 report, Report (Conference Board of Canada) -- 192-97.
    ContributionsConference Board of Canada.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17451049M
    ISBN 100887633781
    OCLC/WorldCa36764011

    Both outsourcing and contingent work allow companies to save time and money. Before choosing one over another, make sure you understand the difference between the two. An independent contractor can be a contingent worker, but not all contingent workers are independent contractors. Contingent workers may have highly structured work times at certain times and in certain circumstances, such as that of a seasonal worker in a greenhouse during the summer or a retail store at Christmastime, or that of a temporary receptionist who must operate the switchboard on a strict schedule.

    Contingent Work: A Chart Book on Part-Time and Temporary Employment. Washington, D.C.: Economic Policy Institute. Contingent workers are those employed in jobs that do not fit the traditional description of a full-time, permanent job with benefits. Contingent work takes the form of part-time, temporary, and contract employment. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): PoUy Cailaghan has a masters degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame. She specialized in labor issues and has worl & for several labor unions and for the Institute for Women’s Policy Research~~onthis project. _ ‘. ’.d.‘, e-*#“g: r I.,s.: .: ‘, li\. ”c Heidi Hartmann is Director of the.

    ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Controversy and challenges raised by contingent work arrangements / Kathleen Barker and Kathleen Christensen --Historical perspective: The peripheral worker () / Dean Morse --Counting the workers: results of a first survey / Sharon R. . Size of the Contingent Workforce Varies by Definition and Data Source. The size of the contingent workforce can range from less than 5 percent to more than a third of the total employed labor force, depending on the definition of contingent work and the data source. In general, contingent work is a term associated with those individuals who haveFile Size: 2MB.


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This new book contends that contingent work represents a profound deviation from the employment relations model that dominated most of this century's labor relations. It delineates essential features of contingent work from both the worker's and the organization's point of : $ Contingent work, casual work, or contract work, is an employment relationship with limited job security, payment on a piece work basis, typically part-time (typically with variable hours) that is considered non-permanent.

Although there is less job security, freelancers often report incomes higher than their former traditional jobs. Contingent workers are also often called consultants. "This book does a simply masterful job of helping us understand contingent work arrangements—numbers, consequences, and public policy concerns.

In an area plagued by rhetoric and ideology, it offers facts and analysis, a dose of reality that grounds this important issue."—Jeffrey Pfeffer, Stanford UniversityAuthor: Kathleen Barker. Book | Wages, Incomes, and Wealth Contingent Work: A Chart Book on Part-Time and Temporary Employment Book • By Polly Callaghan and Heidi Hartmann • Contingent workers are those employed in jobs that do not fit the traditional description of a full-time, permanent job with benefits.

Contingent work takes the form of part-time, temporary, and contract employment. The number of contingent workers in has been estimated at between and million, representing percent of the civilian work by: Product Information. The successful strike by the Teamsters against UPS, and the overwhelming support the American public gave the strikers highlighted the impact of contingent work - an umbrella term for a variety of tenuous and insecure employment arrangements such as temping, independent contracting, employee leasing, and some self-employment and part-time or part-year work.

Contingent workers: Workers are provided by a staffing firm to the company for which work is performed and are employees of the staffing firm. Independent contractors: Workers submit their own invoices for services provided.

They are neither employees of the company for which the work is performed nor employees of a staffing firm. A home sale contingency can be risky to sellers because there is no guarantee that the home will sell. Even if the contract allows the seller to continue to market the property and accept offers Author: Jean Folger.

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Contingent work reshapes traditional structures of work and organization and generates forms of inequality. These implications of contingent work pose a challenge to scholarly research to rethink traditional concepts and extend existing theoretical frameworks.

The study of contingent work is a relatively new field in sociology, and social. Contingent Convertibles - CoCos: Contingent convertibles (CoCos) are similar to traditional convertible bonds in that there is a strike price, which is the cost of the stock when the bond.

The successful strike by the Teamsters against UPS, and the overwhelming support the American public gave the strikers highlighted the impact of contingent work—an umbrella term for a variety of tenuous and insecure employment arrangements such. Contingent Work, Disrupted Lives examines the repercussions of economic globalization on several manufacturing-dependent rural communities in Canada.

Foregrounding a distinct interest in the 'grassroots' effects of such contemporary corporate strategies as plant closures and downsizing, authors Anthony Winson and Belinda Leach consider the impact of this restructuring on the residents of. Objective: Gain an Understanding of the Contingent Workforce.

The contingent workforce is composed of those individuals who work for an organization but are not permanent full-time employees.

Use of a contingent workforce is increasing and it is estimated that contingent workers represent more than 20% of the total United States workforce.

For employees, too, contingent work has benefits. In addition to a flexible work schedule and the freedom to choose the scope and aim of each project accepted, these workers can Author: Peter Limone. Contingent Magazine is a non-profit, and pays all of its contributors.

If you’ve found this book list useful, please consider supporting the work we do here. Melissa Bradshaw and Michael P. Murphy, eds., “this needs to dance / this needs to kneel”: Denise Levertov and the Poetics of Author: Contingent Magazine. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Callaghan, Polly.

Contingent work. Washington, D.C.: Economic Policy Institute, (OCoLC) This book analyses, using a comparative approach, these different types of contingency from a national and EU perspective touching on the work relationship from a labour as well as a social.

Contingent Immaterialism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(2). Planning for a contingent workforce— not just reacting to current workplace conditions—becomes crucial if companies are to avoid having too much work and not enough workers or too many Author: Kathryn Tyler.

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Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view Link to the book.Book Description: The successful strike by the Teamsters against UPS, and the overwhelming support the American public gave the strikers highlighted the impact of contingent work-an umbrella term for a variety of tenuous and insecure employment arrangements such as temping, independent contracting, employee leasing, and some self-employment and part-time or part-year work.

It’s the same with contingent workers: You never control when, where, or how the work is done. You simply tell them what you need done (e.g., create a mobile app with specific functionality), then step aside and wait for the deliverables.