The New Service Proletariat

Authors

  • Ricardo Antunes

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-069-11-2018-04_2

Keywords:

Labor, Political Economy, Movements

Abstract

From call centers to fast-food restaurants, the future of service work is one of precarious employment, with no stable schedules, wages, benefits, or union representation. Should these workers be considered part of a new service proletariat, or treated as a new class altogether, the "precariat"?

Published

2018-04-02

Issue

Section

Articles