A case of employers never letting a good crisis go to waste?: an investigation of how work becomes even more precarious for hourly-paid workers under Covid

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The fragility of employers’ voluntary, business-case based improvements to employment standards for front-line hourly-paid staff is revealed in two organisational case studies from the art and care sectors. For different reasons Covid provided a catalyst for employers to enact passive and active exit strategies that made work more precarious.

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Original languageEnglish
JournalIndustrial Relations Journal
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 15 Jul 2021