Migrant workers and involuntary non-permanent jobs: agencies as new IR actors?

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Using Quarterly Labour Force Survey data this article illustrates the involuntary crowding of migrants from Central and Eastern Europe into non‐permanent work when moving to the United Kingdom. The role of agencies in mediating this relationship is examined, as is their new role as actors in industrial relations systems.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-180
Number of pages18
JournalIndustrial Relations Journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 27 Apr 2016