"Just a Temp": Expectations and Experiences of Women Clerical Temporary Workers

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DIANE Publishing, 1991 - Temporary employees - 89 pages
Examines the temporary work industry with a focus on the group dominating the temporary workforce -- women in administrative support clerical positions. It analyzes both quantitative and qualitative data collected from a survey of temporary workers in Philadelphia and its suburbs, follow-up in-depth interviews with a sub-sample of the respondents, and personal interviews with owners and managers of temp services. Areas examined include: reasons for temp work, relations with employment services, skills and training, and compensation and benefits. Contains tables and a sample questionnaire.

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