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non-standard work


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Is work that does not conform to the male norm of permanent, full-time employment. Forms of non-standard work include part-time work, homeworking, temporary contracts, self-employment, and agency labour. There is evidence of an increase in a number of forms of non-standard work in the developed economies over the past two decades. [See atypical work and contingent work.]

Subjects: Human Resource Management.


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