Social protection rights of economically dependent self-emploiyed workers

  • European Pariament (2013).
  • Abstract: The study analyses the role of economically dependent self-employed workers in the labour market by taking institutional factors into account, such as labour law and social protection rights. In addition to setting out the reasons for the increase of dependent self-employed workers, the authors provide case studies across various sectors of selected EU Member States. While the phenomenon of dependent self-employment is highly diverse across EU Member States, it has become increasingly important and can be regarded as part of a general trend towards increasing labour market flexibilisation. View external link »
  • Theme: Social aspects/Disadvantage/Poverty
  • Keywords: Labour flexibilisation, labour law and social protection rights, dependent self-employment
  • Reference type: Report
  • Geographic location: Europe
  • Quality: Data sources: Eurostat plus various national sources
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