- precarious employment
- precarious employment UK US noun [U]► HR a situation in which someone works in a job that may not be permanent because it is a temporary contract, is in an industry that is experiencing financial problems, etc.: »
Economic restructuring has led to a dramatic growth in precarious employment, such as self-employment and part-time or temporary jobs.
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