Want to know more about the research?
The main goal of the Precarious Employment Research Initiative (PERI) group has been to gather data about precarious employment within the City of Peterborough and Peterborough County. Our hope is that the results of this research will start conversations in our community, to help inform planning, develop more efficient programs and services, and to inform public policy. If you have questions, please contact us through our contact page.
The research results include:
- The findings: an interactive display & project overview of the Precarious Employment Research Initiative (PERI)
- InfoBrief #1: An Overview of the research
- InfoBrief #2: Employment Security
- InfoBrief #3: The Employment Relationship: Working Conditions
- InfoBrief #4: Employment and Health
- InfoBrief #5: Employment and Work Stress
- InfoBrief #6: Employment Precarity, Income and Household Wellbeing
- InfoBrief #7: Employment Precarity, Income and Children
- InfoBrief #8: Employment Precarity, Income and Community Participation
- Details from the 2018 PERI Conference: “What is the Cost of Precarity?”
If you are interested in the raw data from the 2016 collection for your own analysis, please contact Julie Brandsma, (705)743-1000 x357.
There are numerous social consequences of precarious employment outlined in The Generation Effect: Millenials, Employment Precarity and the 21st Century Workplace
Learn how a business grow and keep up in a fast paced economy: Better Business Outcomes Through Workforce Security – a Business Case Framework
Blog with many Decent Work articles at Ontario Nonprofit Network.
Labour Market Information Council – Non-Standard Employment Definitions
The impact of COVID on employment:
Ontario Chamber of Commerce: She-Covery Project