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  • n. The process by which employment shifts from a preponderance of full-time and permanent or contract positions to higher levels of casual positions.


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  • In part the decrease was caused by the so-called casualisation of labour, including outsourcing, new consultancies and other forms of self-employment, Hirschowitz said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "It has instead led to the so-called casualisation of labour as permanent employment has been replaced by temporary short term jobs in construction," Ollis said.

    IOL: News

  • Responding, transport department civil aviation branch chief director Anwar Gany said "casualisation" of labour was one of the biggest challenges at airports, and something he would like to see stopped.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Cosatu is calling on both the employed and unemployed to protest job losses, poverty, working conditions such as casualisation and racism in the workplace.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Hector Louw, an organiser of casual employees in the retail sector, hoped to do away with "casualisation", which he said was a trend of globalisation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • However, in order to protect the rights of workers and to expand the space for job creation in the economy as a whole, it is necessary to conduct research on issues such as casualisation, collective bargaining as it impacts on small and micro enterprises and probationary arrangements for young first-time employees.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • These include the disjuncture between available jobs and continuing unemployment, significant increases in the formation of companies and reported reductions in numbers of people employed, and the growth in the numbers of "contract workers", representing the worrying global process of the "casualisation" of labour.

    ANC Today

  • The "casualisation" of the country's workforce was of concern and President Thabo Mbeki had asked the department to investigate.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Erwin said one area of concern was an increased level of "casualisation" in certain sectors of the economy.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Mbeki said government would also address the issues of skills development, the "casualisation" of labour, illegal foreign workers and workers whose rights were not protected.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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