Sweden -Municipalities hire increasing numbers of low paid temp workers -May 15, 2014

A report by local government union Kommunal reveals that temporary workers employed at municipalities earn less than their permanently employed counter parts, as well as that their number is growing.

A report by local government union Kommunal reveals that temporary workers employed at municipalities earn less than their permanently employed counter parts, as well as that their number is growing. Kommunal reports that temporary workers receive lower pay, are more likely to work part-time, work more shift duties and receive less training. One in five temp workers at the municipalities does not earn a living wage.

English: http://www.epsu.org/a/10445

 

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