Arbeit auf Abruf und Arbeitsmarktdynamik in der Schweiz: Evaluation eines (weitgehend) nicht regulierten Beschäftigungsverhältnisses
AbstractAtypical employment contracts are either considered as traps that hinder permanent employment in the primary segment of the labour market or as stepping-stones leading to stable employment. Whereas the former interpretation appears to apply to Germany, our analysis of on-call contracts in the comparatively weakly regulated Swiss labour market, dynamics are high: mobility between working on-call jobs and permanent employment contracts is sizable, and no evidence of discriminatory wage practices can be observed. Furthermore, no significant differences in job-satisfaction levels between on-call and other employees exist. Nevertheless, some persistence phenomena can be observed on the Swiss labour market as well.
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Volume (Year): 142 (2006)
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working on call; labour market flexibility; wages; mobility; job satisfaction; job turnover intentions; working hours constraints;
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- J22 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Time Allocation and Labor Supply
- J28 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Safety; Job Satisfaction; Related Public Policy
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
- J41 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Labor Contracts
- J42 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Monopsony; Segmented Labor Markets
- J60 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies - - - General
- J63 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies - - - Turnover; Vacancies; Layoffs
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