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1

technological innovations like ______, _______, and _______ are prompting us to redefine the way we think about our jobs and careers

artificial intelligence
automation
remote work

2

there is a significant growth in these types of work that labour laws and unions don't cover (2)

part-time work
temporary work

3

is not just economic, but a public issue that permeates all aspects of our lives

precarity

4

precarious employment has created many challenges at the _______ level

mircro

5

has created challenges for having a family life, community life, pursuing romance, forming families

precarious employment

6

widened wage disparities, weakened labour rights, and eroded work conditions at this level

macro level

7

combining micro and macro, these effects represent a

precarity penalty

8

full-time, permanent job, that is done on the employer’s premises, with workplace protection and work benefits

standard employment relationship (SER)

9

has been the model upon which labour laws, union practices, and legislation have been based

standard employment relationship (SER)

10

was designed to provide a wage sufficient for a man to provide for his wife and children

standard employment relationship (SER)

11

describe the process of employing people either on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis for an undefined task or specified job without issuing a permanent contract

workplace casualization

12

workers whose jobs are temporary or casual

precarity

13

work that is uncertain, low-paying, impermanent, and limited in entitlements and social benefits

precarious employment

14

work that is less than 30 hours per week

involuntary part-time work

15

these workers could not find or believe that they would not be able to find appropriate full-time work in the current economic climate

involuntary part-time work

16

involuntary part-time work increases with the

unemployment rate

17

ppl are forced into part-time work during bad

economic times

18

companies chose to employ temporary laborers bcuz it is _______ than employing full-time

cheaper

19

fields with a lot of part time workers also tend to be

low paying

20

does not provide workers with sufficient rights and protections at work

precarious employment

21

is evident in the fields of agriculture, financial, insurance, real-estate, and health care

decrease in part time work

22

the __________ of work is becoming a bigger issue in sectors that exhibit more precarious features

non-standardization

23

are disproportionally affected by nonstandard work arrangements

women

24

refers to a process where income concentrates into 2 separate poles (one rich, one poor)

income polarization

25

feminist scholars argue that women are overrepresented in precarious work because of the

second shift

26

argues that the standard employment relationship prioritizes the men as the primary breadwinner

patriarchal model of employment

27

are more likely than any other group to be in non standardized work arrangements

women

28

is increasing even in high scale jobs, high wage jobs, including higher education

precarious employment

29

refers to accumulated setbacks from continued engagement in non standardized work

precarity penalty

30

precarity penalty is reflected in _________ among the precariously employed at both individual and household level

lower income earnings