About the PERI Group

The Precarious Employment Research Initiative (PERI) is a collaborative project among many community partners interested in better understanding the employment and working conditions of workers in our community. 

This project was initiated by Peterborough Public Health and expanded to include City of PeterboroughPeterborough and District Labour CouncilLiteracy Ontario Central SouthPeterborough Workers’ Action CentreTrent Community Research CentreUnited Way of PeterboroughWorkforce Development Board and Trent University psychology professor and researcher, Dr. Fergal O’Hagan with support from the Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern Ontario(PEPSO) research project.

PERI Members:

Mike Gannon
Employment Services
City of Peterborough

Jason Dennison
Workforce & Labour Market Advisor
Fleming College

Sean Dooley
Labour Market Information Analyst
Workforce Development Board

Carrie Wakeford
Literacy Ontario Central South

Marion Burton
Peterborough and District Labour Council

Hallie Atter
Peterborough Public Health

Julianna Stonehouse
Career Space & Trent Community Research Centre
Trent University

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Fergal O’Hagan
Psychology Professor and Researcher
Trent University

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Stepanie Levesque
Labour Programs & Services Development Officer
United Way Peterborough & District

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Michael Andrews
Academic Upgrading
Fleming College

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Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern Ontario (PEPSO)
Faculty of Social Sciences
McMaster University

For more information you can reach us through our contact page.

The PERI Reports

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