Research Resources

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:

If you are interested in the raw data from the 2016 collection for your own analysis, please contact Julie Brandsma, (705)743-1000 x357.

Additional Resources:

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:

Eight charts that show highly unequal impact of the COVID-19 on BC workers

The Coming Precarity: Employment in Canada after the Crisis

Centre for Research on Inclusion at Work (CRIW)

Creating Decent Work Post Pandemic

Ontario Chamber of Commerce: She-Covery Project

The PERI Reports

Decent Work Peterborough