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Contingent work

A Fair Day’s Pay? Homeless Day Laborers in Chicago (2000)

  • Report Author: Nikolas Theodore
  • This study contains the findings of a survey of 510 homeless men and women. The survey was conducted at four Chicago homeless shelters on a single night in October 1999.Shelter residents were asked a series of questions regarding their experiences working day labor including questions about occupations, wages, and job safety.