Living with uncertain work

Publication type

Journal Article

Published in

Industrial Relations Journal

Authors

Jason Heyes, Sian Moore, Kirsty Newsome and Mark Tomlinson

Publication date

Summary

This article examines the different forms of uncertainty that workers in precarious jobs experience on a day‐to‐day basis. The article highlights the various ways in which uncertainty at work spills over into workers' lives away from the workplace and provides a representative and up‐to‐date comparison of the experiences of workers in permanent, fixed‐term and casual forms of employment. The article achieves its objectives through a mixed‐methods research design comprising an analysis of data from the Understanding Society survey and interviews with workers in the retail, higher education, logistics and social care sectors.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1111/irj.12231

ISSN

16

Subjects

Labour Market, Labour Economics and Well Being

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