Ireland - Wages of temporary workers - February 28, 2018

During a seminar The World of Work: A Shifting Landscape the Workplace Relations Commission launched a provisional report of research into current and prospective changes that affect or will shortly affect a very large proportion of the workforce. Questions treated were whether and how temporary work contracts more and more have become a feature of working life; what are the implications of an aging workforce on employment relations and what broader policy questions need to be considered. It was reported that temporary employees earn approximately 20% less than those in permanent jobs doing similar work.

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