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Table 12. Employed workers with alternative and traditional work arrangements by contingent and noncontingent employment, February 2005


       
     Table 12.  Employed workers with alternative and traditional work arrangements by contingent and noncontingent
     employment, February 2005
                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                   
                                                                            Percent distribution                   
                                                                                                                   
                                              Total                                                                
                 Arrangement               (thousands)               Contingent workers                            
                                                                                                      Noncontingent
                                                                                                         workers   
                                                          Estimate 1     Estimate 2     Estimate 3                 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
     With alternative arrangements:                                                                                
       Independent contractors..........      10,342          (1)             3.4            3.4           96.6    
       On-call workers..................       2,454          10.4           10.6           24.6           75.4    
       Temporary help agency workers....       1,217          30.4           37.8           60.7           39.3    
       Workers provided by contract                                                                                
         firms..........................         813           6.8            9.8           19.5           80.5    
     With traditional arrangements......     123,843           1.2            1.4            2.9           97.1    

       1 Not applicable. Excludes independent contractors and the self-employed (incorporated and unincorporated).
       NOTE:  Noncontingent workers are those who do not fall into any estimate of "contingent" workers.  Workers
     with traditional arrangements are those who do not fall into any of the "alternative arrangements" categories.





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