World employment and social outlook: the changing nature of jobs

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The world of work is changing profoundly, at a time when the global economy is not creating a sufficient number of jobs. This report, based on an analysis of employment patterns in over 180 countries at all levels of development, finds that employment patterns have changed considerably over the past decade. It reveals a shift away from the standard employment model, in which workers earn wages and salaries in a dependent employment relationship vis-a-vis their employers, have stable jobs and work full time. In advanced economies, the standard employment model is less and less dominant....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Labour market; Outcomes; Policy; Equity; Income; Governance

Keywords: Employment policy; Social policy; Employment pattern; Trend; Regulation; Wage differential; Employment creation; Work organisation; Employment security; Unemployment; Employment service

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: International Labour Office, 2015

Physical description: 162 p. (report) + 7 p. (summary)

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Related items: TD/TNC 119.756

ISBN: 9789221292630 (print); 9789221292647 (web pdf); 9789221292654 (epub); 9789221292661 (Kindle)

'World employment and social outlook: trends 2015' is indexed at TD/TNC 119.756.

Resource type: Report

Rights: Publications of the International Labour Office enjoy copyright under Protocol 2 of the Universal Copyright Convention. Nevertheless, short excerpts from them may be reproduced without authorization, on condition that the source is indicated.

Call number: TD/TNC 120.766

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