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Employment Precarity Index

The Employment Precarity Index was developed for and used data from 2 major surveys of workers in the Greater Toronto Area and Hamilton in Ontario, Canada. It combines 10 direct and indirect measures of employment insecurity to define precarious employment, including: employment relationship, income uncertainty, scheduling uncertainty and relationship uncertainty. 

The PEPSO research group has produced a manual with instructions for using the Employment Precarity Index for other researchers and evaluators. Download the Method Manual and survey questions (2011 and 2014). For those who have the PEPSO dataset and would like to know how to use the Employment Precarity Index, refer to our Data Guide


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