Casualisation of the Workforce – National Structural Issues Exposed by Covid-19 Series, Part 2

Over my working life there have been massive changes in the workforce and its structure. In the late 1970’s and early 80’s there was plenty of work, salaries and salary increases were good and living costs were moderate. Jump forward to today and the picture is very different.

This article examines the move of many jobs to the so-called gig economy, how it has come about and what are the consequences.

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