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 PEPSO IN THE NEWS

April 27, 2017
Little Help for Workers Laid Out in Ontario Budget
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

March 20, 2017
Precarious Jobs Scar Employees’ Mental Health: Survey
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

March 10, 2017
How the Provincial Labour Reform Might Affect Your Job
by Nikhil Sharma | The Eye Opener

March 10, 2017
Precarious Employment in Niagara Subject of New Research
by Paul Forsyth | Niagara this Week

March 10, 2017
The Policy Disconnect on the Labour Market
by Jordann Thirgood & Sunil Johal | Policy Options

February 7, 2017
Health More than 'Broccoli on your Plate': York Region Public Health
by Lisa Queen | Newmarket Era

September 27, 2016
Seasonal Agricultural Workers Deserve Right to Call Canada Home
by Janet McLaughlin | Huffington Post

June 4, 2016
Study Highlights Link Between Precarious Work and Miserable Commutes
by Ben Spurr | Toronto Star

April 17, 2016
Guaranteed Income: Evolving Technology, Movement Away From 9-to-5 Driving Discussion
CBC News - Business

April 15, 2016
GTHA Workers Struggle with Anxiety Over Insecure Jobs
by Lisa Queen | York Region News

April 13, 2016
A Living Wage Benefits both the Employee and the Employer A Living Wage Benefits both the Employee and the Employer
by Duff McCutcheon | The Globe and Mail

April 11, 2016
Canada's Express Entry Immigration Favours Low-Wage Workers: Experts
by Gilbert Ngabo | Metro News Toronto

April 1, 2016
Editorial: It’s Time Governments and Unions Stepped in to Protect the Rights of Precarious Workers
Toronto Star

March 29, 2016
A New Voice for Labour in a World of Precarious Work
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

March 28, 2016
Precarious Work in Canada Now a White-Collar Problem
by Aleksandra Sagan | Huffington Post

March 27, 2016
Librarians Fight Rise of Precarious Work: Unpredictable Employment Spreads to White-Collar Jobs Once Considered Realms of Stablility
CBC News - Toronto

March 27, 2016
Librarians Fight Spread of Precarious Work into White Collar Jobs
by Aleksandra Sagan | iPolitics.ca

March 24, 2016
Ontario Lagging on Paid Sick Days, Leaving Low-Wage Workers Stranded
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Hamilton Spectator

March 22, 2016
Ontario Lagging on Paid Sick Days, Leaving Low-Wage Workers Stranded
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Hamilton Spectator

March 9, 2016
Free Legal Help for Workplace Violations Comes to Jane-Finch
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

March 1, 2016
Company of One: Sharing, Gigs and the New Economy
by Ian MacNeill | Zoomer Magazine

December 31, 2015
Good Jobs Long Overdue at Public Library, Workers Say
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

December 12, 2015
Public Sector Workers Feel Sting of Precarious Jobs, Data Shows
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

November 30, 2015
Single and Seniors Most Vulnerable to Hunger: Food Banks Report
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

November 25, 2015
A 'Decent Proposal': Not for Profits Should Raise Job Standards, Report Says
by Alex Ballingall | Toronto Star

November 19, 2015
Ontario at the Bottom for Good Jobs, Social Spending: Report
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

November 16, 2015
Research Fuels Funding For United Way
by Ben Spurr | Toronto Star

November 5, 2015
Canada's Working Poor and Precarious Employment
City of Windsor - Pathway to Potential

November 4, 2015
Poverty Research Centre at London'S King's University College to Undertake Study on Precarious Work
by Randy Richmond | London Free Press

October 27, 2015
The Poverty Project: The New Economy - Precarious and Insecure
by Steve Buist | Hamilton Spectator

October 14, 2015
5 Ways to Truly Make Hamilton a Better Place to Raise a Child
by Adam Carter | CBC News - Hamilton

October 13, 2015
Workers Looking for Hope, but Federal Leaders Offering Little
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

October 7, 2015
Minimum Wage Increase Doesn't Do Much for Oxford Workers or Small Businesses
by Megan Stacey | Woodstock Sentinel Review

October 6, 2015
New Report Warns of Income Gap in Toronto
by Bill Dunphy | Hamilton Spectator

October 6, 2015
Precarious Employment on the Rise
by Chris Lackner | Toronto Star

October 6, 2015
New Report Offers a Good News/Bad News Look at Hamilton's Economic Health
by Bill Dunphy | Hamilton Spectator

October 6, 2015
Report Brands Toronto Canada's Capital of Working Poverty
by Steve Morales | Global News

October 1, 2015
Minimum Wage Rises, but Workers Still Suffering
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

September 14, 2015
Few Child-Care Options for Parents whon don't Work 9-to-5 Weekday Hours
by Laurie Monsebraaten | Toronto Star

September 13, 2015
On the Campaign Trail, Everyone's Singing the Middle Class Blues
by Ira Basen | CBC News

September 5, 2015
It's Time for Workers to Demand the Change They Want
by Sid Ryan | Huffington Post

August 28, 2015
New Employment Numbers Point to Growth in Hamilton
by Adam Carter | CBC News - Hamilton

August 17, 2015
Reality Check: Are Canada's Newly-Created Jobs 'Part-Time', 'Precarious' and 'Low Paid'?
by Leslie Young | Global News

August 2, 2015
"Tasker" Movement Championed as Solution to Toronto's Precarious Work Problem
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

August 1, 2015
"Gig Economy" Rarely Good for Workers
by Robert Bertuzzi | Hamilton Spectator

July 17, 2015
Metro Deal Sets New Precedent for Fair Wages and Schedules
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

July 13, 2015
What the CUPE Survey Told Us About Precarious Employment
by Catherine Louli | CUPE - Counterpoint

June 27, 2015
No Security, No Benefits: A Picture of Precarious Work in Hamilton
CBC News - Hamilton

June 26, 2015
Time to Consider a Guaranteed Minimum Income
by Edward Keenan | Toronto Star

June 25, 2015
Precarious Work Takes its Toll, Area Workers Say at Provincial Forum in Guelph
by May Warren | Guelph Mercury

June 24, 2015
More than Half of Hamilton Jobs Insecure: Study
by Steve Arnold | Hamilton Spectator

June 19, 2015
New Labour Legislation Needed to Deal with Precarious Work: Let the Consultations Begin!
by Ella Bedard | Rabble.ca

June 17, 2015
Gainful Jobs in Focus in Health Unit-Hosted Summit
by Joelle Kovach | Peterborough Examiner

June 2, 2015
Harper Presides Over the Growth of Precarious Work in Canada
by Brent Patterson | Rabble.ca

May 21, 2015
Precarious Jobs Holding Back Young Workers, OECD Finds
CBC News - Business

May 19, 2015
Precarious Labour Debated in Parliament 
by Ella Bedard | Rabble.ca

April 29, 2015
Secure Jobs in Short Supply in Canada's New Tough Labour Market
by Susan Noakes | CBC News

February 27, 2015
Toronto Now Canada's Inequality Capital, United Way Study Shows
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

February 20, 2015
Ontario Eliminates Cap and Extends Time Limit for Wage Recovery
Ontario Ministry of Labour

December 3, 2014
Precarious Work Further Divides a Divided City
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

November 19, 2014
Patchwork of Employment Perpetuates Poverty Cycle for Toronto Family
by Sara Mojtehedzadeh | Toronto Star

November 16, 2014
Province Passes Legislation to Increase Minimum Wage
Ontario Ministry of Labour

December 12, 2013
A Holiday Gift to Ontario Workers
Imagine A City

October 21, 2013
Cause for Concern, Cause for Action
Imagine A City

September 5, 2013
On The Campaign Trail, Everyone's Singing the Middle Class Blues
by Ira Basen | CBC News - Politics

July 29, 2013
Precarious Work: The New Reality?
by Vivian McCaffrrey | EFTO Voice Magazine

April 2, 2013
Social Enterprise and Why it’s Making a Difference in Toronto
Imagine A City

February 23, 2013
'Precarious Employment' Rising in GTA & Hamilton
CBC News - Toronto

February 23, 2013
Only 60 per cent of Hamilton and GTA Workers Have Secure Jobs, Report Says
by Adam Carter | CBC News - Hamilton

February 23, 2013
Half of GTA and Hamilton Workers in ‘Precarious’ Jobs
by Laurie Monsebraaten | Toronto Star

February 23, 2013
Insecure Work Rising in Hamilton and GTA
Hamilton Spectator

February 23, 2013
'Precarious' Employment Highlighted in Report
iPolitics.ca

February 23, 2013
'Precarious' Employment on the Rise in Toronto and Hamilton Areas, Report Finds
by Will Campbell | Huffington Post

February 23, 2013
Unstable Employment on the Rise in Toronto, Study Finds
by Will Campbell | CTV News

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 OPINIONS & EDITORIALS

April 29, 2017
Opinion: Are You Part of the 'Precariat'?
by Dierdre Pike | Hamilton Spectator

December 16, 2016
Opinion: If Ontario is to Prosper, the Government Must Improve Conditions for Precarious Workers
by Wayne Lewchuk | TVOntario

April 13, 2016
UPDATE: What is the Precarity Penalty?
by Michelynn Laflèche | Imagine A City

October 5, 2015
Opinion: Making the Case for a $15 Minimum Wage in Ontario
by Kaylie Tiessen | Waterloo Region Record

October 5, 2015
Opinion: The Case for a $15 Minimum Wage in Ontario
by Kaylie Tiessen | Guelph Mercury

May 21, 2015
What is the Precarity Penalty?
by Wayne Lewchuk | Imagine A City

February 27, 2015
Levelling the playing Field for Toronto
by Michelynn Laflèche | Imagine A City

November 6, 2014
Precarious Employment Takes a Toll
by Michelynn Laflèche | Imagine A City

October 23, 2014
Closing Toronto's Prosperity Gap
by Beth Wilson | Imagine A City

July 30, 2013
Where are the Good Jobs?
by Yogendra B. Shakya & Axelle Janczur | Toronto Star

April 19, 2013
How to Curb Precarious Employment
by Susan McIsaac & Matthew Mendelsohn | Toronto Star

February 27, 2013
Time for Solutions: Job Insecurity is not Inevitable
by Michelynn Laflèche | Imagine A City

February 23, 2013
Half of Toronto-area Workers Have Fallen into 'Precarious Employment': Study
by Susan McIsaac & Charlotte Yates | The Globe and Mail

 AUDIO & VIDEO INTERVIEWS

September 12, 2016
ShiftDisturbers Podcast: Good Jobs
featuring Michelynn Laflèche | Martin Prosperity Institute

November 20, 2015
Precarious Insecure Jobs Are Now the New Normal - Special Series Part 1
Chex TV

October 1, 2015
Raising the Bar
featuring Kaylie Tiessen | CTV Newsnet

June 25, 2015
Webinar: Adapt or Challenge: Responding to Precarious Employment
featuring Wayne Lewchuk & Michelynn Laflèche | Social Innovation Generation

February 26, 2015
CBC Town Hall: Just-In-Time Jobs
featuring Deena Ladd & Wayne Lewchuk | CBC News

October 14, 2014
A New Work Reality?
featuring Michelynn Laflèche & Deena Ladd | TVO - The Agenda with Steve Paikin
Transcript

January 20, 2014
Living on Part-Time, Temporary, On-Call Work
featuring Wayne Lewchuk | CBC Radio - Ontario Today

June 6, 2013
Podcast: It’s More Than Poverty: Employment Precarity Increasing in Greater Toronto
featuring Wayne Lewchuk | The City FM

May 8, 2013
Is Canada Working? The Search for Jobs in the New World of Work
featuring Wayne Lewchuk | CBC Radio - The Sunday Edition

February 25, 2013
Full Time No More?
featuring Wayne Lewchuk | CBC News