Jobs and Wages

  • Briefing Paper
    April 1, 1998 - 11:45am

    For many decades Americans have considered a long-term, full-time job with a single employer the “standard” employment arrangement. But “nonstandard” work arrangements (e.g., part-time, temporary, and fixed-term contract employment) have been growing. Expanding non-standard employment is one reason many Americans are anxious about their economic prospects. Nonstandard work typically pays lower wages and offers fewer employee benefits than standard work.

  • Briefing Paper
    January 1, 1998 - 11:44am
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