TITLE

The new migrant workers

AUTHOR(S)
Collins, Sara
PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/4/94, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines how part-time and temporary jobholders are toiling for low pay and limited benefits. Violations by AT&T discovered by the Communications Workers of America (CWA); Belief of many analysts that current statistics actually understate the number of part-time and temporary positions in America; Reasons for growing number of involuntary part-time and temporary workers; Little protection for workers. INSET: Banking on part-time help (Bank of America), by Monika Guttman.
ACCESSION #
9407017501

 

Related Articles

  • Part-Timers: Overlooked and Undervalued. Werther Jr., William B. // Business Horizons;Feb75, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p13 

    Focuses on the ignorance and undervaluing of part-time employees in the United States. Statistics on housewives and retirees organizations could tap for part-time help; Problems compounding the problem of reliability; Salaries paid to part-time workers.

  • Where's the fit? Tarcy, Brian // Across the Board;Apr94, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p36 

    Focuses on the contingent work force which comprises temporary and part-time workers. Renewed corporate interest in contingent workers; Cost-effectiveness of contingent workers; Training and turnover of contingent workers; Empowerment issues; Equity and equality issues. INSET: `Throwaway...

  • EMPLOYMENT.  // Labour Market Trends;Nov2004, Vol. 112 Issue 11, ps26 

    Presents a tabular representation of the employment statistics in Great Britain as of November 2004, including full-time, part-time and temporary employees.

  • Managing part-timers and temps.  // Executive Female (0199-2880);Mar/Apr96, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p16 

    Discusses the management of part-time and temporary employees. Assumptions on part-time and temporary employees; Assignment of part-time and temporary employees; Communication.

  • PART OF THE PROBLEM. Keefe, Jenny // Employee Benefits;Sep2005, p70 

    Focuses on the problems faced by part-time employees in Great Britain. Craving of good promotional opportunities; Increase in workloads; Difficulty of the managers to manage flexible teams; Observation of fewer opportunities for bonuses; Isolation of temporary workers from the group. INSET:...

  • FOR THE RECORD.  // British Heritage;Sep2009, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p12 

    The article provides information on the occupation of Ben Southall. He awarded a six-month position as caretaker on Hamilton Island on Great Barrier Reef in Australia. With a salary of $110,000, Southall's responsibilities include exploring the islands, snorkeling, swimming, making friends with...

  • Contract jobs a viable way to stay afloat. Gill, Dee // Crain's Chicago Business;1/5/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p10 

    The article focuses on the increase in temporary jobs in different fields. It is stated that temporary jobs, formerly the exclusive territory of receptionists and data-entry personnel, are now an option for almost every type of professional. These jobs typically pay less on a per-hour basis, but...

  • Part-time and full on.  // New Zealand Management;Mar2005, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p9 

    Reports on the increase in part time employment in New Zealand based on several research. Factor that contribute to the rise of part time workers according to the study "Part-Time Work and Productivity: Trends and Initiatives" by the Equal Employment Opportunity; Effect of part time employment...

  • Making Seasonal Employees Work. Owens, Donna M. // HR Magazine;Apr2006, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p76 

    The article approaches used by employers to attract and retain seasonal employees in the U.S. For many companies, the use of seasonal employees is a fundamental part of the business model, allowing the organization to expand and contract the workforce. The use of seasonal workers also benefits...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics