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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Fixed-term Staff Leasing ♦ Selection Tool ♦ Italian Employment Market ♦ Atypical Form ♦ Italian National Institute ♦ Italian National Joint Body ♦ Temporary Worker ♦ Key Characteristic ♦ Sample Survey ♦ Significant Summary ♦ Geographical Location ♦ Occupational Safety ♦ Non-traditional Employment Contract ♦ Common Recruitment ♦ Safety Condition ♦ Job Seeker ♦ Ongoing Change ♦ User Company ♦ Temporary Work ♦ Statistical Criterion ♦ Sampling Plan ♦ Overall Number ♦ Background Recent Year ♦ Supplying Agency
Abstract BACKGROUND- Recent years have witnessed major and ongoing changes in the Italian employment market, due in part to the establishment and increasing use of non-traditional or atypical forms of employment. Against this background, fixed-term staff leasing in which the supplying agency acts as an intermediary between offer (job seekers) and demand (the ‘user ’ company), has become a common recruitment and selection tool for companies, thus making the percentage of workers with non-traditional employment contracts no longer negligible compared to the overall number of employees in Italy. OBJECTIVES- The Italian National Institute for Occupational Safety and Prevention (ISPESL), in cooperation with the Italian National Joint Body for Temporary Work (EBITEMP), has promoted and carried out a sample survey in order to identify the key characteristics (in particular in regard to health and safety conditions) of workers on fixed-term staff leasing (for the sake of simplicity they will be referred to as ‘temporary workers’ for the rest of this paper). The sampling plan could not be based on a sample extracted using statistical criteria that would have ensured its randomness; indeed, the questionnaires were delivered throughout Italy according to the geographical location of the staff leasing agencies that took part in the study. For this reason, the results of the survey do not represent a statistically significant summary of the phenomenon, but instead offer food
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