Casual work – characteristics, regulatory frameworks, spread and implications

The study explores the characteristics, regulatory frameworks, incidence and implications of casual work in 10 European Union Member States. Its specific aims are to explore:

  • which forms of casual work that are regulated by legislation or collective agreements exist and how they are regulated
  • what drives employers and employees to opt for casual work
  • how prevalent/widespread casual work is
  • what the characteristics of employers and employees engaged in casual work are
  • what the implications of casual work on working conditions and the labour market are.