Additional Information
Please fill-in the following information before you start your courses:
First Name: Last Name: Organization/Agency your work for: (Please put N/A if you are not working for anyone) City and province: Which of the following financial empowerment services does your organization provide? (Check any that apply): Save
Show inline popup

Nonstandard Work Schedules and the Well-Being of Low-Income Families
Get it

You need to login or register to bookmark/favorite this content.

Most employment research focuses on the quantity of work, such as whether or not people are employed, the number of hours they work, and barriers to work. Which hours of the day employees must work has received less attention. This paper examines nonstandard work schedules within the confines of low-wage work and the challenges working nonstandard hours places on low-income families. It presents descriptive data about the industries and occupations where this work is concentrated, estimates a multivariate model of the factors that foster nonstandard work schedules, and discusses the consequences of the limited time that low-wage workers spend with their families. The evidence in this study contributes to policy discussions and scholarly research.
Author: Maria E. Enchautegui
Topic: Financial well-being
Publisher: Urban Institute
Location: United States
Format: Report
Content Type: Research
Publication Date: July 31, 2013