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LOW-WAGE WORK [1 record]

Record 1 2011-08-30


Subject field(s)
  • Labour and Employment

Citizens have come to accept the daily announcements of new layoffs. They see part-time, contract or low-wage work as the norm rather than the exception.

Key term(s)
  • low wage work


  • Travail et emploi
Key term(s)
  • travail à bas salaire


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Trabajo y empleo

La incidencia del empleo de bajos salarios mide la proporción total de asalariados que percibe un salario por hora por debajo de dos tercios del salario por hora mediano del país.

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