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Contingent Workers and Core Employees

Discuss some of the problems that companies are likely to face when both contingent workers and core employees work in the same location. Does it matter whether contingent workers and core employees are performing the same jobs? Explain your answer.

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Contingent employees are workers with 'alternative work arrangements' and most of them have jobs that last in a year or less in the same company. These employees are usually entitled only to salary but less or no benefits at all. They may include part-time employees, temporary employees, independent contract workers, 'temps', seasonal workers, consultants, and interns. Core employees are the permanent employees hired by the company who receive benefits aside from compensation.

When both contingent and core employees work in the same location, the following problems may arise:

1. Cooperation and ...

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372 words; 2 references. The solution discusses the problems and concerns that arise from having both contingent and core employees work in the same location.

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