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precarious employment [2 records]

Record 1 2016-03-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Labour and Employment
  • Industrial and Economic Psychology
  • Occupational Health and Safety
CONT

One aspect of precarious employment is fear of job loss or "job insecurity" which has been linked to heightened stress.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Travail et emploi
  • Psychologie industrielle et économique
  • Santé et sécurité au travail
CONT

La notion de précarité est ici définie selon deux dimensions : la précarité de l'emploi, caractérisée par l'insécurité du lien d'emploi, une faible rémunération et l'absence de protection contre les risques [...]

Spanish

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Record 2 2009-08-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Working Practices and Conditions
  • Labour and Employment
DEF

Employment which is casual and generally not the subject of a proper contract or governed by any pay or social protection regulations.

OBS

"Short-term employment" is sometimes used as a synonym of "unstable employment".

French

Domaine(s)
  • Régimes et conditions de travail
  • Travail et emploi

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Prácticas y condiciones de trabajo
  • Trabajo y empleo
DEF

Trabajo que no se beneficia de las garantías de estabilidad.

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