Understanding underemployment among contingent workers
Author(s): Connelly, C. E., Wilkin, C. L., & Gallagher, D. G.
Resource: In D. Maynard & D. Feldman (Eds.). Underemployment: Psychological, economic, and social challenges (pp. 145-163). New York: Springer.
Contingent workers, who do not have ongoing employment with a single organization, are an increasingly important component of the workforce in many countries (e.g., Batt, Holman, & Holtgrewe, 2009; De Cuyper et al., 2008; Mauno, Kinnunen, Mäkikangas, & Nätti, 2005). The proportion of workers with contingent work arrangements, alternatively known as fixed-term contracts, precarious work arrangements, or nonstandard employment contracts, are likely to increase, because these types of contracts present several advantages to employers.Go to publisher page View all resources
Related Research Areas: Temporary and Gig Workers