Temporary Employment Agencies

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Other Temporary Employment Agencies

External Resources on Temp Labor

Additional Books

  • Parker, R. E., Flesh peddlers and warm bodies: The temporary help industry and its workers (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1994).
  • Chris Tilly, Half a Job: Bad and Good Part-Time Jobs in a Changing Labor Market (Temple University Press, 1996).
  • Leah F. Vosko, Temporary Work: The Gendered Rise of a Precarious Employment Relationship (University of Toronto Press, 2000).
  • Smith, V., Crossing the great divide: Worker risk and opportunity in the new economy (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2001).
  • Barley, S. R., & Kunda, G., Gurus, hired guns, and warm bodies: Itinerant experts in a knowledge economy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004).

Additional Academic Articles

  • Lewis Segal & Daniel Sullivan, “The growth of temporary services work,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, 11 (2), 1997.
  • Heery, E. and Salmon, J. (1999). ‘The insecurity thesis’. In E. Heery and J. Salmon (eds.) The Insecure Workforce. London: Routledge.
  • Steven Hipple, “Contingent work in the late 1990s,” Monthly Labor Review, 124 (3), 2001.
  • Heery, E. (2004). ‘The trade union response to agency labour in Britain’, Industrial Relations Journal, 35(5): 434-450.
  • Stanworth, C. and Druker, J. (2004), ‘Temporary agency labour in the UK’, in Burgess, J. and Connell, J. (eds) International Perspectives on Temporary Agency Work (London, Routledge) p.54.
  • Forde, C. and Slater, G. (2005), "Agency Working in Britain: Character, Consequences and Regulation", British Journal of Industrial Relations, 43:2, pp.249-272.

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