Employment Relationships

The fundamental transaction between workers and employers—effort exchanged for compensation—has remained constant over time.

However, recent decades have seen the decline of unions and collective bargaining and the rise of nonstandard work arrangements such as contract and temporary employment. These new arrangements give employers greater flexibility but raise questions about the implications for workers’ wages, benefits, job stability and protection under regulation.


3rd IZA Labor Statistics Workshop: Contract Work

July 19, 2019 · Research Highlight

New research debunks popular notions about multiple jobholding

June 10, 2019 · Research Highlight
New research debunks popular notions about multiple jobholding.

All Research

Temporary Employment in Auto Supply

January 1, 2002 · Research

Federal Child Care Policy

January 1, 2002 · Research

Commentary [on Charting the Landscape]

January 1, 2001 · Research

Mutual Learning with Trade-Offs

January 1, 2001 · Research

Perils of the High and Low Roads

January 1, 2001 · Research

Introduction [to Pay at Risk]

January 1, 2001 · Research

Risk in Employment Arrangements

January 1, 2001 · Research