The hidden face of job insecurity

  title={The hidden face of job insecurity},
  author={Duncan Gallie and Alan Felstead and Francis Green and Hande Inanc},
  • Duncan Gallie, Alan Felstead, +1 author Hande Inanc
  • Published 2016
Drawing on nationally representative data for British employees, the article argues for a more comprehensive concept of job insecurity, including not only job tenure insecurity but also job status insecurity, relating to anxiety about changes to valued features of the job. It shows that job status insecurity is highly prevalent in the workforce and is associated with different individual, employment and labour market characteristics than those that affect insecurity about job loss. It is also… CONTINUE READING


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