Over the last decade, the term ‘precarity’ has become ubiquitous in studies of work and labor, as jobs are increasingly characterized by temporary and insecure contracts; lack of basic welfare provisions such as paid leave; and low pay. The informalization of work has gained pace in a post-Fordist world. And we can expect to see more precarity. The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing employers the world over to think of new ways to reduce labor costs as economies flounder.
|Publication date||27 Nov 2020|
|Place of Publication||Frederiksberg|
|Publisher||The Business of Society|
|Publication status||Published - 27 Nov 2020|