Contingent Workers Will Not Benefit from Union Representation

3 Pages Posted: 1 Mar 2014

Date Written: January 19, 2002

Abstract

This article considers the role of temp workers in the U.S. workforce and, in particular, the effect federal workplace regulations that increase the cost of labor and that favor organized labor have on firms' desire to hire temp workers.

Keywords: labor unions, labor economics, unemployment, workforce dynamics

JEL Classification: J11, J21, J38

Suggested Citation

Westley, Christopher, Contingent Workers Will Not Benefit from Union Representation (January 19, 2002). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2402832 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2402832

Christopher Westley (Contact Author)

Florida Gulf Coast University ( email )

Ft. Myers, FL 33965-6565
United States

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