The Changing Nature of Jobs – Widespread Insecurity in Global Labour Market


Human Wrongs Watch

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Geneva, May 2015 (ILO)* — How is the world of work changing? Are permanent contracts the norm or the exception? Discover the new World Employment and Social Outlook 2015 (WESO).
  1. © Ray Witlin / World Bank | Source: ILO

ILO warns of widespread insecurity in the global labour market 

The World Employment and Social Outlook 2015 finds that, among countries with available data, three quarters of workers are employed on temporary or short-term contracts, in informal jobs often without any contract, under own-account arrangements or in unpaid family jobs.

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