Explores the growing sector of low-wage temporary work in Massachusetts, workers’ vulnerability to abuse and proposes legislative action.
“An assessment of temporary low-wage work in Massachusetts as it affects workers, businesses, and the growth of the Massachusetts economy. … The low-wage temporary workforce at the center of this study is sizable, growing rapidly, and holds far-reaching implications for the future of work” (p.3). Four major problems for the state are identified along with proposed legislative action to create fairness for the low-wage temporary workforce.

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Full publication title: The Challenge of Temporary Work in Twenty-First Century Labor Markets: Flexibility with Fairness for the Low-Wage Temporary Workforce