Temporary employment back to pre-crisis levels, says ESRI

The think-tank's research shows, however, that there is little evidence that temporary work is a stepping stone to a permanent job

21st August, 2018
2.3 million people now at work. Pic: Getty

Research carried out by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has found that non-permanent employment in Ireland is not an increasing phenomenon and has actually fallen back to pre-recession levels.

But it also shows that those in temporary employment are paid less and are more likely to be at risk of poverty, while there is little evidence that temporary work is a stepping stone to a permanent job.

The ESRI says there is a...

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