Job Insecurity and Job Satisfaction in the United States: The Case of Public Sector Union Workers

18 Pages Posted: 26 Apr 2014

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Benjamin Artz

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh - College of Business

Ilker Kaya

American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management

Date Written: March 2014

Abstract

We measure the association between perceived job insecurity and job satisfaction in the United States and focus on public sector union workers. Job satisfaction decreases with perceived job insecurity among union workers in the public sector and primarily when tenure with an employer is high.

Suggested Citation

Artz, Benjamin and Kaya, Ilker, Job Insecurity and Job Satisfaction in the United States: The Case of Public Sector Union Workers (March 2014). Industrial Relations Journal, Vol. 45, Issue 2, pp. 103-120, 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2429538 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irj.12044

Benjamin Artz (Contact Author)

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh - College of Business ( email )

United States

Ilker Kaya

American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management ( email )

P.O. Box 26666
Sharjah
United Arab Emirates

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