One in three workers are non-permanent

Contingent, or non-permanent, workers earn less money than permanent employees. More than 30 percent of the workforce in the United States is now contingent, which includes freelancers, part-time workers, independent contractors, agency temps, and others.

Source: The Vulnerable American Worker: Our Contingent Workforce Exposes Weaknesses In the American Social Contract (New America Foundation, 2010)

 

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