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Flexible Staffing Arrangements

A Report on Temporary Help, On-Call, Direct-Hire Temporary, Leased, Contract Company, and Independent Contractor Employment in the United States

Susan N. Houseman
August 1999

Table 4. Government and Private Sector Employment by Work Arrangement (in percent) [Text Version]

 

Government

Private

 

Total

Federal

State

Local

Profit

Non-profit

Agency temporaries

3.5

--

--

--

94.0

2.6

On-call or Day laborers

23.2

1.7

3.5

18.0

72.8

4.1

Contract company workers

21.8

--

--

--

73.2

5.1

Other direct-hire temporaries

31.9

5.0

15.9

10.9

56.6

11.6

Regular employees

16.2

3.0

4.3

9.0

78.1

5.7

Source: Author’s tabulations from the February 1997 CPS.

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