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Atypical employment: A comparison of Japan and the United States
Comparative Labor Law Journal (1996)
  • Vai Io Lo
Abstract
The rise of atypical employment, which refers to work other than regular full-time employment, necessitates an enquiry into the economic and legal environments in which nonregular employees now live. This article is a comparative analysis of atypical employment in Japan and the United States. These two countries have been chosen because each has a significant nonregular work force and is a developed nation representing the East and the West, respectively. The discussion here highlights the legal protections which nonregular employees receive in these countries and the areas of atypical employment requiring greater regulation.
Keywords
  • atypical employment,
  • part-time employment,
  • regulation,
  • protection,
  • Japan,
  • United States,
  • comparative study
Publication Date
January 1, 1996
Citation Information
Vai Io Lo. "Atypical employment: A comparison of Japan and the United States" Comparative Labor Law Journal (1996)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/vai_lo/12/