Saturday, 30 June 2007

"'Precariat' workers are starting to fight for a little stability"

A article in the June 21, 2007 Japan Times says:

The new rallying cry of nonregular workers may become "Precariats of the world, unite!"

"Precariat" is a new Japanese word combining the English words "precarious," referring to the insecurity of part-time and contract work, and "proletariat."

Read the full article here.

(Thanks to Rhonda Sussman at the Centre for the Study of Education and Work.)

No comments: