Can Seasonal Work Schemes Be Socially Just? | Ruth McAreavey
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This SciPod is a summary of the paper ‘Seasonal worker schemes: Can they achieve social justice?’, from Europa XXI. doi.org/10.7163/Eu21.2019.37.3
About this episode
Seasonal workers often fill temporary positions that are poorly paid and commonly deemed undesirable by residents. While seasonal work schemes can benefit both employers and the local economy, they often fuel the uneven economic participation and marginalisation of migrants. Professor Ruth McAreavey of Newcastle University recently published a paper outlining issues that should be addressed if seasonal worker schemes are to achieve social justice.
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