‘Insecure and Uncertain: Precarious Work in the Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland'

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 14 December 2017
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The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) recently published a report entitled ‘Insecure and Uncertain: Precarious Work in the Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland’.

Chapter 5 of the report concerns the position in Northern Ireland. Here is a summary of ICTU’s findings in this jurisdiction:

Statistics in Northern Ireland

According to the report 11.4% are self-employed; 6% are in temporary, non-permanent arrangements and overall there has been a 25% increase in the number of workers in temporary employment from 2008-2016. There has been a 43% increase in the number of involuntary temporary employed and a 35% increase in the number of voluntary part-time employed.

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