The End of Salaried Employment?By Alban Goguel d’Allondans
The challenge to the Ford industrial model does not imply the end of labor, but its transformation, which leads to institutional instability. Salaried work, which has become the dominant social standard, has been the engine behind economic expansion during the 1950-1970s. However, economic globalization and the free circulation of labor have led to the destruction of this industrial model. This paper deals with the following questions: What are these transformations to the nature of work? What is contribution of sociological analysis to this question? What institutional solutions are being proposed?