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Contingent work: results from the second survey
November 1998, Vol. 121, No. 11
Economist, Division of Labor Force Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Although the incidence of contingent work declined between 1995 and 1997, it continues to be more common among women, youth, students, part-time workers, and in the construction and services industries; still, contingent workers are found in both high- and low-skilled occupations. This article examines data on contingent work arrangements from the second special supplement to the Current Population Survey (CPS) on the topic, conducted in February 1997.
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