It’s More than Poverty expands the discussion of the social consequences of Canada’s polarizing income distribution by examining the effects of precarious employment on people’s lives. It explores how employment precarity and income together shape social outcomes. Precarity has real implications for economic well-being and job security of workers. But it also reaches out and touches family and social life. It can affect how people socialize, and how much they give back to their communities. It causes tensions at home. This report puts a special focus on how precarious employment affects household well-being and commmunity connections.

Published By: Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern Ontario,

Publication Date: February, 2013

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