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The Shadow Workforce: Perspectives on Contingent Work in the United States, Japan, and Europe

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  • Sandra E. Gleason
    (Pennsylvania State University)

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the state of nonstandard employment and its impact on employees, businesses, unions, and public policy. It not only reveals how nonstandard employment operates in the United States, Japan, and Europe, it also highlights the important similarities and differences in the labor market issues faced in those areas.

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This book is provided by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in its series Books from Upjohn Press with number sw and published in 2006.

ISBN: cloth 9780880992893 paper 9780880992886
Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:sw

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Keywords: contingent work; part-time work; contract workers; flexible work schedules; temporary work; temporary agencies;

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  1. Lewis Segal & Daniel Sullivan, 1996. "The growth of temporary services work," Working Paper Series, Macroeconomic Issues WP-96-26, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
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