Casualisation

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The TUC commissioned two reports. The first report, Women and Casualisation: Women’s Experiences of Job Insecurity, was published in 2014. The second report, The Organising Challenges  Presented by the Increased Casualisation of Women’s Work, was published in March 2016.


The increasing casualisation of work in the early part of the 21st century has led to widespread insecurity for both highly qualified and less qualified workers. This pattern has had particular effects on women leading to their being disproportionately disadvantaged. Moreover, women have suffered particularly from the austerity measures introduced...
07 March 2016
The UK labour market is changing. While the last few years have brought higher than expected levels of employment, this has been fuelled by a growth in temporary and insecure work. In sectors like social care, retail, catering, cleaning and hospitality hundreds of thousands of women are employed on contracts...
13 December 2014