Non-standard employment

How permanent contracts can mean higher productivity

Around the world, companies are increasingly using temporary employment for permanent tasks. According to a new report from the ILO, many workers in "non-standard employment" earn less, have less social protection and often cycle between temporary employment and unemployment. But some companies are finding that giving workers security through permanent contracts can also deliver a strong competitive advantage.

Date issued: 14 November 2016 | Size/duration: 03:53