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December 1989, Vol. 112, No. 12
More than wages at issue in job quality debate
Neal H. Rosenthal
Chief of the Division of Occupational Outlook, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Nonwage characteristics of jobs play a role in employment decisions. Workers often trade wages for job security, status, and other job attributes. This article discusses the effect of nonwage attributes of jobs on the perceptions of job quality.
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