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Low-wage work in the Netherlands

Low-wage work in the Netherlands

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Published by Russell Sage Foundation in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unskilled labor -- Netherlands,
  • Wages -- Netherlands,
  • Minimum wage -- Netherlands,
  • Labor market -- Netherlands

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWiemer Salverda, Maarten van Klaveren and Marc van der Meer, editors.
    SeriesThe Russell Sage Foundation case studies of job quality in advanced economies
    ContributionsSalverda, Wiemer., Klaveren, Maarten van., Meer, Marc van der.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8516.5 .L69 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16364466M
    ISBN 109780871547705
    LC Control Number2007045944

    STATE OF WORKING AMERICA INTRODUCTION AND EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Purchase this publication  Read the Introduction Read the Executive Summary Table of Contents Executive Summary Introduction: The living standards debate Documentation and Methodology Chapter 1: Famly Income Slower growth, greater inequality and much more work Unexceptional median income growth, . Good Jobs America dispels several myths about low-wage work and job quality. The book demonstrates that mobility out of the low-wage market is a chimera—far too many adults remain trapped in poor-quality jobs. and the Netherlands, show that it is possible to mandate higher job standards while remaining competitive in international markets.   The strongest employment growth after the recession has been in low-wage work, at places like strip malls and fast-food restaurants, according to a new report.


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Low-Wage Work in the Netherlands narrows in on the causes and consequences of this new development. The authors find that the increase in low-wage work can be partly attributed to a steep rise in the number of part-time jobs and non-standard work Cited by: Low-Wage Work in the Netherlands narrows in on the causes and consequences of this new development.

The authors find that the increase in low-wage work can be partly attributed to a steep rise in the number of part-time jobs and non-standard work. Low-Wage Work in the Netherlands narrows in on the causes and consequences of this new development.

The authors find that the increase in low-wage work can be partly attributed to a steep rise in the number of part-time jobs and non-standard work.

Book Description: The Dutch economy has often been heralded for accomplishing solid employment growth within a generous welfare system. In recent years, the Netherlands has seen a rise in low-wage work and has maintained one of the lowest unemployment rates in the European Union.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: The Dutch story / Robert Solow --The debate in the Netherlands on low pay / Wiemer Salverda, Maarten van Klaveren, and Marc van der Meer --Low-wage work and the economy / Wiemer Salverda --Labor market institutions, low-wage work, and job quality / Wiemer Salverda --The.

Low-Wage Work in the Wealthy World builds on an earlier Russell Sage Foundation study (Low-Wage America) to compare the plight of low-wage workers in the United States to five European countries—Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom—where wage supports, worker protections, and social benefits have generally been.

Within each industry, the investigators will examine several firms, noting how differences such as the type of ownership, emphasis on quality or value, and mode of production affect the condition of low-wage work in this unique environment. These case studies were published in Low-Wage Work in the Netherlands and Low-Wage Work in the Wealthy World.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource: Contents: The Dutch story / Robert Solow --The debate in the Netherlands on low pay / Wiemer Salverda, Maarten van Klaveren, and Marc van der Meer --Low-wage work and the economy / Wiemer Salverda --Labor market institutions, low-wage work, and job quality / Wiemer Salverda --The position, design.

Low-Wage Work in the Netherlands narrows in on the causes and consequences of this new development. The authors find that the increase in low-wage work can be partly attributed to a steep rise in the number of part-time jobs and non-standard work Format: Paperback.

Low-Wage Work in the Wealthy World builds on an earlier Russell Sage Foundation study (Low-Wage America) to compare the plight of low-wage workers in the United States to five European countries—Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom—where wage supports, worker protections, and social benefits have generally been Author: Jerome Gautie.

Low-Wage Work in the Netherlands Salverda, Weimer, Van Klaveren, Maarten, Van Der Meer, Marc Published by Russell Sage Foundation The chapter, like the book as a whole, fo-cuses on the Netherlands and, to find sufficient change, uses a long-term approach. In the end, however, international comparison is ab-Cited by:   In recent years, the Netherlands has seen a rise Low-wage work in the Netherlands book low-wage work and has maintained one of the lowest unemployment rates in the European Union.

Low-Wage Work in the Netherlands narrows in on the causes and consequences of this new development. Good Jobs America dispels several myths about low-wage work and job quality.

The book demonstrates that mobility out of the low-wage market is a chimera―far too many adults remain trapped in poor-quality jobs. Osterman and Shulman Low-wage work in the Netherlands book that while education and training are important, policies aimed at improving earnings equality are essential Cited by: Swedish low-wage workers who switch sector, occupation, workplace or participate29 See McKnight et al.

() and Schnabel () for reviews of the international d and Eriksson Author: Claus Schnabel. Many low-wage workers have to work multiple jobs in order to make ends meet. Inpercent of the workforce held two or more full- or part-time jobs. Most of these people held two part-time jobs or one part-time job and one full-time job, but 4% of men and 2% of.

Low-wage work varies substantially both across and within countries, with large increases in the s and s in the Netherlands and the UK and, since the mids, in Germany.

The following is an excerpt from her new book, "On the Clock: What Low-Wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane." S he describes the jobs she held and the pressure that she found in : Emily Guendelsberger.

In the New York-based Russell Sage Foundation published Low Wage America. This book explored the position of workers at the low end of the US labour market. van Klaveren, M. and van der Meer, M. (eds) () Low Wage Work in the Netherlands, New York: Russell Sage.

Google Scholar. Westergaard Mayhew K. () The Future of Low Paid Author: Ken Mayhew. The volume consists of two parts. The first (Chapters 1 through 4) reviews key features of the six national economies, their labor-market institutions, and low-wage work.

Chapter 2 presents our main findings on the level and trends in low-wage work, and the principal Cited by:   The Labor Center conducts research on low-wage employment in California and nationally.

Our research has focused on wages and working conditions including the public cost of low-wage work and analyses of the retail sector and care industries.

We also study and analyze policies to improve wages and working conditions at the local, state, and. This article presents some of the key findings on the impact of pay setting institutions on the the extent of low wage work of studies in the United States and five European countries, namely Denmark, Germany, France, the Netherlands and United Kingdom, initiated and funded by the Russell Sage Foundation.

National researchers used available data to draw the broader contours of low-wage work in Cited by: 3. One is entitled to judge a book as a stand-alone product, even though this is the concluding output of a project that drew on six country studies – Denmark, France, Germany, The Netherlands, the UK and the USA.

A primary thesis is that the extent of low-wage labour varies by country, being. Low-Wage Restaurant Work “Saru Jayaraman is co-founder and co-director of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United ().

Jayaraman explains the challenging landscape confronting ROC: `The restaurant industry right now is the second-largest private sector employer in the U.S. It’s over ten million workers. One in Americans.

Low-Wage Workers Are Finding Poverty Harder to Escape Erika McCurdy, 40, of Chattanooga, Tenn., until recently made $9 an hour as a nurse’s aide, not enough to keep her family above the poverty.

the profile of low wage workers is sensitive to the level at which the low wage is set (the higher the level, the more the low wage group looks like the general workforce) the risks of being in low wage work are higher for people who are female, employed part-time, agedwith low education, married if a woman and single if a man, and for.

"I work hours a week as a marketing manager in Brighton and earn a decent wage. But after I pay £ a month in rent and about £ in train fares, I am left with very little cash to put.

Low-wage work varies substantially both across and within countries, with large increases in the s and s in the Netherlands and the UK and, since the mids, in Germany. The US has the highest incidence of low-wage work, with Germany close behind.

Denmark and France have much less low-wage by: Good Jobs America dispels several myths about low-wage work and job quality.

The book demonstrates that mobility out of the low-wage market is a chimera—far too many adults remain trapped in. Low-Wage Work in the Wealthy World: Gautie, Jerome, Schmitt, John: : Libros. Saltar al contenido principal. Prueba Prime Hola, Identifícate Cuenta y Listas Identifícate Cuenta y Listas Devoluciones y Pedidos Prueba Prime Carrito.

Libros. Ir Buscar Hola Elige tu dirección Format: Pasta dura. Living Wage Individual in Netherlands increased to EUR/Month in from EUR/Month in Living Wage Individual in Netherlands averaged EUR/Month from untilreaching an all time high of EUR/Month in and a record low of EUR/Month in During a three-and-one-half-year period after job start, most workers held medium-wage jobs at some point.

However, many also returned to the low-wage labor market. Low-wage workers were employed about 80 percent of the time. Altogether, low-wage workers spent about twice as much time in low-wage than higher-wage (that is, medium- or high-wage.

Workers' Rights in the Gig Economy The Worker Institute Workers' Rights in the Gig Economy This multi-stakeholder convening uniquely brings together government agencies, labor organizations, and scholars to share experience and best practices in dealing with the impacts of non-standard work, also known as on-demand or gig-economy work.

It originates from the Future of Work in Europe research project of the New York-based Russell Sage Foundation (RSF), in which the AIAS and STZ advies & onderzoek (consultancy & research) carried out the Dutch part, resulting in the monograph Low-Wage Work in the Netherlands (RSF, ).Author: Maarten Klaveren.

This book provides in-depth and innovative analysis of the minimum wage in Europe. The authors explore its role and scope within the enlarged EU, and address the question of whether there should be harmonization between the individual member states or even a common EU minimum by: 8. This report presents a timely review of international studies on low-wage work.

It reviews the alternative definitions of low-wage work and explores cross-national patterns and trends. Its analysis of causes and consequences is informed by the argument that the labour market is not a perfectly competitive market and a worker's wage is thus not the result of an equal market exchange.

Inabout million U.S. workers age 16 and over earned exactly the prevailing federal minimum wage of $ per hour. Another million had wages below the federal minimum. Together these workers make up 4 percent of all hourly paid workers. The proportion of hourly workers paid minimum wage or less was well below the level of Ehrenreich remains among the relative few clear-eyed observers of this culture’s economic machinery at work.

Log in to Reply Submitted by jody rooney on 05/10/ - am. Living wage campaigns came about partially as a response to Reaganomics and Thatcherism in the US and UK, respectively, which shifted macroeconomic policy towards neoliberalism.

A living wage, by increasing the purchasing power of low income workers, is supported by Keynesian and post-Keynesian economics which focuses on stimulating demand in order to improve the state of the economy. (The work rate for American men between the ages of 20 and 64 is no higher today than it was in Depression-stricken ) Unfortunately, and despite their differences, Sawhill, Cass, and most of their colleagues in think tanks and universities share certain blind spots about the continuing jobs crisis.

on Low-Wage Work in the Netherlands,4 like the monographs for the four other European countries5 published by the RSF in Besides chapters on the debate in the Netherlands on low pay, on low-wage work and the economy and on Dutch labour market institutions and low-wage work, this Dutch monograph includes chapters on the fi ve industries.

This is an easy way to boost the employment rate without actually creating new jobs. Another trend that seems to be growing around the world is that of part-time work.

Part-time work and low wage labor go hand and hand. Part-time workers usually are not afforded the same benefits as those working full-time.Minimum wages exist in more than one hundred countries, both industrialized and developing. The United States passed a federal minimum wage law in and has increased the minimum wage and its coverage at irregular intervals ever since; in addition, as of the beginning ofthirty-two states and the District of Columbia had established a minimum wage higher than the federal level, and 5/5(1).Does Trade with Low-Wage Countries Hurt American Workers?

Stephen Golub* T here are gaping disparities in wages and benefits around the world. Inaverage hourly earnings of production workers in manufacturing were $ in West Germany, $ in the United States, $ in Mexico, and less than $ in India and China. How canFile Size: KB.