Jump to Navigation

2009 Contract labor: Paperitalo 2nd Tuesday Surveys

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

Survey subject:

Contract labor

2nd Tuesday Surveys are Copyright 2010 by Paperitalo Publications and used by permission of the Copyright Owner

  Dates open: 14 – 28 July 2009

Confidential level and error band:
(90% confid. Level, +/- 10% error band)

No. of respondents: 65

Pulp & Paper Industry

63% US respondents, 3% Canada, 15% Western Europe, all other were less

  • When asked “What has been the change in the proportion of contract labor used by your site in the last ten years?” 45% of the respondents said it had grown
  • 44% said this was due to the price relative to the employees
  • 59% said the use of contract labor is defined in their bargaining agreement
  • Respondents were also evenly split on whether or not contract labor caused more theft and pilferage
  • 60% actively monitor their long-term contract labor situations to avoid potential “quasi employee” lawsuits
  • 37% believe their use of contract labor will grow in the next five years

  Want to read more...?

Drivers of the Pulp and Paper Industry:
Forest products markets / Holzproduktmärkte:
Node Types:
Contract labor 2009
Issue date: 
July 2009
Publisher Name: 
Paperitalo's 2nd Tuesday Surveys(TM)
Jim Thompson
Author e-Mail: 

Paperitalosurveys | by Dr. Radut