Quality of Work


Precarious forms of work across sectors; pay and working conditions; public policy on quality of work; employment law and quality of work; high quality work


  • O’Sullivan, M.,, Turner, T., MacMahon, J., Ryan, L., Lavelle, J., Murphy, C., O’Brien, M and Gunnigle, P. (2015) A Study of the Prevalence of Zero Hour contracts in Ireland and their Impact on Employees. Dublin: Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.
  • O’Sullivan, M. and Royle, T. (2014) ‘Everything and Nothing Changes: The Threat to Minimum Wage Regulation in Ireland’, Economic and Industrial Democracy, 35(1): 27-47.
  • Turner, T. and O’Sullivan, M. (2013) ‘The Economic crisis and the restructuring of wage setting mechanisms for vulnerable workers in Ireland’, Economic and Social Review, 44(2): 197-219.

International or other external links

  • Work Research Institute, Oslo and Akershus University College
  • Kings College London
  • University of Cambridge