Temporary agency workers in the French car industry: working under a new variant of 'despotism' in the labour process

@inproceedings{Purcell2014TemporaryAW,
  title={Temporary agency workers in the French car industry: working under a new variant of 'despotism' in the labour process},
  author={Christina Purcell},
  year={2014}
}
This thesis is an exploration of how the use of temporary agency work in French car plants modifies the experience and mechanisms of labour control in the labour process. Over the last decade, car manufacturers in France have made extensive use of this form of employment, despite regulations which restrict the use of agency labour to exceptional circumstances. Legal challenges aimed at reclassifying temporary agency contracts into permanent employment contracts have revealed that some… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 452 REFERENCES

Intérim de masse or intérim individualisé, une gestion differenciée du personnel intérimaire.

C. Kornig
  • Visages de l’intérim en France et dans le monde. Paris: L’Harmattan,
  • 2011
VIEW 5 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

L’intérim, ses origines, son institutionnalisation sur ses principaux marchés,.

R. Belkacem, Kornig, F. Michon
  • Visages de l’intérim en France et dans le monde. Paris: L’Harmattan,
  • 2011
VIEW 5 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

The trouble with HRM.

P. Thompson
  • Human Resource Management Journal,
  • 2011
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Temporary Agency Work and Collective Bargaining in the EU. Dublin: Eurofound

J. Arrowsmith
  • 2009
VIEW 9 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL