“Only One in Four Workers Worldwide has a Stable Job”

An Outsider's Sojourn II (The Journey Continues)

Only 25% of people capable of working, worldwide, are gainfully employed (full-time, decent wage and benefits). This, of course, means that 75% of the people capable of working, worldwide, are not gainfully employed. The future, needless to say, looks grim for those still holding to this ancient feudal system as a life worth living:

Only one in four workers worldwide has a stable job

By Andre Damon

20 May 2015

Only one quarter of the world’s working population holds a permanent and stable job, according to a new report published by the International Labor Organization (ILO) Tuesday.

Even as the number of unemployed people worldwide remains significantly higher than before the 2008 crisis, the few jobs that have been created in recent years have been disproportionately part-time, contingent and low-wage.

The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook—Trends 2015 report found that three-quarters of workers are “employed on temporary or short-term…

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