Growth in involuntary fixed-term employment


The latest survey on fixed-term employment by the European statistics agency, Eurostat, shows a growth in involuntary fixed-term work for both men and women across all sectors. In health and social services 6.1% of women were involuntarily on fixed-term contracts in 2005, up from 5.3% in 2000. The corresponding figures for men were 5.9% and 5.4%. Women in health and social work now account for the largest proportion - 15.3% - of all women working involuntarily on fixed term contracts.
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