flexibility does not kill traditional labor relations

Over the past decade, the common belief has been that flexible labor relations have surged in popularity worldwide and are, in fact, threatening the position of traditional, open-ended labor contracts. The Flexibility@work 2013 report shows that this is not the case. There is no clear evidence of a worldwide trend towards a growing share of formal flexible labor relations over the last decade. Nor is there any evidence of a trade-off between different forms of flexible labor. 

 The full report (PDF file) here.