To identify how employment and working conditions are impacting the economic, social, physical and mental health of workers and their communities in the Peterborough Area.
The InfoBriefs are meant to be used to start conversations in our community, to help inform planning and development of programs and services, and to help shape public policies.
InfoBrief #1: An Overview
InfoBrief #2: Employment Security
InfoBrief #3: The Employment Relationship: Working Conditions
InfoBrief #4: Employment and Health (coming in the Fall)
InfoBrief #5: Employment and Work Stress (coming in the Fall)
InfoBrief #6: Employment Precarity, Income and Household Wellbeing (coming in the Fall)
InfoBrief #7: Employment Precarity, Income and Children (coming in the Fall)
InfoBrief #8: Employment Precarity, Income and Community Participation (coming in the Fall)
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 Peterborough, Peterborough and District Labour Council, Literacy Ontario Central South, Peterborough Workers’ Action Centre, Trent Community Research Centre, United Way of Peterborough, Workforce 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.
Want to Learn Your Job Precarity Score? Visit: www.pepso.ca/jobprecarityscore.
The Peterborough and District Labour Council (PDLC) is the central body of union locals in the Peterborough area (Peterborough County plus Omemee) who are affiliated with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC).
October 25, 2018
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