Experiences of homeless young people in precarious employment

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The world of work is changing. The most common forms of employment - characterised by open-ended, full-time contracts - have steadily declined across Europe over the past 10 years. They have been replaced by historically atypical or non-standard employment relationships, including fixed-term contracts, part-time and on-call working, and temporary agency work. This shifting labour market context has numerous, interrelated causes that stem from changes in demography, technology, labour market regulation and most recently the 2008 financial crisis and global recession. While standard...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disadvantaged; Employment; Governance; Participation; Youth

Keywords: Youth at risk; Aspirations; Employment outcomes; Working conditions; Temporary employment; Quality of working life; Wage rate; Policy implications; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Brighton, England: Institute for Employment Studies, 2019

Physical description: 26 p.

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Series: IES report; no. 534

On cover: Research for Centrepoint

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 139.673

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