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  • n. Plural form of permatemp.

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Examples

  • The president of WashTech, the nationally known tech-workers union -- formed in 1998 to represent Microsoft contractors who came to be known as "permatemps" -- saw little hope for formally organizing today's temp workers.

    Hispanic Business Magazine

  • This is the company that set the record for "permatemps" who were really full-time W-2 employees.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Note that Msft actually shared a lot of wealth down the ranks, even if they denied it to some (the "permatemps"), but few made 1 / 12th of Gates 'one-time $40bln.

    The daily irrelevant

  • "permatemps", second-class employees with different coloured badges and lower wages and benefits who would nonetheless often work with the company for years.

    Eurozine articles

  • Contractors, flexible contractors get turned into permatemps awfully quick.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » The Cost of our New Corporate State

  • By refusing them (or only allowing disposable permatemps), they make it worse off – even if they are indeed not damaged goods.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » The Cost of our New Corporate State

  • Even Microsoft, the most profitable monopoly of the time, resorted to using permatemps -- permanent temporary workers -- to avoid paying folks full-time benefits.

    Robert L. Borosage: A Debate Worthy of a Great Nation in Trouble

  • USA Today reported that in a few years, a quarter of the American workforce will be made up of contract workers, sometimes called "permatemps."

    NPR Topics: News

  • Even Microsoft, the most profitable monopoly of the time, resorted to using permatemps - permanent temporary workers - to avoid paying folks full-time benefits.

    Firedoglake

  • At Time Warner, Parsons managed a “permatemps” system under which a whole bunch of full-time employees were classified as contract workers so that the company didn’t have to pay them the same benefits—or make the same Social Security contributions—as they did for other workers.

    Had Enough?

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