Santa Cruz, CA : Everett Program, University of California Santa Cruz, March 29, 2016.
Book — 1 online resource (35 pages) : color illustrations Digital: text file.
Silicon Valley technology industries contract workforce assessment, studying the largely invisible contract workforce: janitors, security guards, shuttle drivers, landscape workers, cafeteria workers and other who provide direct services to the high-tech firms through contracting arrangements. Often these experience low-wages and insecure working conditions.
Book — 1 online resource (viii, 90 leaves) : illustrations Digital: text file; PDF.
"Walking the Lifelong Tightrope examines the striking changes in California's economy over the past decade and the implications of this transformation for the state's working families. The report details how workers at all income levels are increasingly vulnerable to rapid changes in our volatile, information-based economy and how inequality has become more and more entrenched in California's economic structure."--Working Partnerships USA website.
San Jose, CA : Working Partnerships USA ; [Washington, DC] : Economic Policy Institute, 
Book — 1 online resource (80 pages) : illustrations Digital: text file; PDF.
"A status report on social and economic well-being in Silicon Valley, documenting a range of social and economic indicators relevant to working families in Santa Clara County. This study helped provide a baseline for the original Community Blueprint process."--Working Partnerships USA website.
Book — 1 online resource : Illustrations (color) Digital: text file.
"Shock absorbers documents the rise of temporary work, independent contractors, and other forms of contingent employment in Silicon Valley. The report also explores a wide range of possible solutions to problems faced by temp workers and contingent employees, including public policy recommendations and suggestions for new forms of worker organizing."--Publisher's website.