This working paper builds on previous research undertaken by the ETUI on the impact of the economic and financial crisis on labour law reforms in EU Member States. It maps the landscape and evolutions in the regulation of atypical employment contracts, analysing how some of these evolutions can be related to the context of the economic and financial crisis.

The paper uses a country-by-country analysis, pinpointing the main trends and tendencies regarding atypical employment and how the crisis has been used to push through reforms in this area.

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