Satisfied with a Bad Job?
Posted by Glynne Williams in School of Business Blog on December 17, 2015
Unemployment stands at a seven year low. This headline shouldn’t satisfy today’s many ‘zero-hours’ contracts (ZHCs) workers, despite what they are reported to have said, argues Glynne Williams, Senior Lecturer in Industrial Relations at the School. According to the Chartered Institute for Personnel Development (CIPD), there are now around 1.3 million ZHCs. Even allowing for […]
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Job Security in the Public Sector is Dwindling
Posted by Stephen Wood in School of Business Blog on November 27, 2013
Professor Stephen Wood, co-author of the latest Workplace Employment Relations Survey (WERS) Report, “Employment Relations in the Shadow of Recession”, suggests the Government’s austerity programme will have more effect than the recession has had. The Workplace Employment Relations Survey (WERS) of 2011 shows that there has been a marked rise in feelings of job insecurity […]
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