American workers provide their skills to employers in a variety of arrangements and on several bases. This official news release of summary data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics presents granular-level snapshots of alternative and contingent labor that point to ongoing changes in the US workforce. getAbstract suggests this detailed and analytical assessment of the employment landscape to HR professionals and labor economists.
In this summary, you will learn
- How the US Bureau of Labor Statistics obtains employment data,
- How many people work on a contingency basis and how many labor in alternative employment situations, and
- What characteristics describe the contingent and temporary workforces.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the information service and reporting division of the US Department of Labor.
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1 month agoGreat jumping off point for additional research on contingent labor and the motivations of this workforce, as well as the impact of work insecurity, if appropriate.
1 month ago