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Non-regular Female Workers toward Convergence Era: Description and Unemployment Assistance
융복합 시대 비정규직 여성과 실업부조 도입의 필요성
- Yoo, Ji-Young (Department of Social Welfare, Namseoul University)
- 유지영 (남서울대학교 사회복지학과)
- Received : 2015.05.12
- Accepted : 2015.07.20
- Published : 2015.07.28
Present study aims to describe who are the non-regular female workers in South Korea. The dominant form of employment of Korean female non-regular workers is characterized by instable contract, low wage, long-time work and exclusion from the state and occupational welfare. Also, non-regular female workers are not homeogenous but there are various groups of women among female non-regular workers including young part-time workers, high educational middle class contract professionals, particular contract workers such as home-schooling teachers. However, it would worth noting that over 40s, low-educational, low income, breadwinning women who are working in sales, service, and simple handy job are most likely to become non-regular female workers in South Korea. Those women are the major group among non-regular female workers. The public assistance (in cash) for non-regular workers are necessarily needed for them at this point in South Korea.
Supported by : 남서울대학교
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