Working Rough, Living Poor: Employment and Income Insecurities faced by Racialized Groups and their Impacts on Health

Summary: 

This report by the Income Security, Race and Health research working group established by Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services reveals how racialized people are being pushed into protracted conditions of precarious employment and income insecurity, and how existing employment training services and job search supports often prove ineffective. The study also clearly illustrates the everyday pathways through which these employment and income insecurity challenges damage health within these groups. 

Publication date: 
Jun 2011
Author: 
Ruth Marie Wilson, Patricia Landolt, Yogendra B. Shakya, Grace-Edward Galabuzi, Z. Zahoorunissa, Darren Pham, Felix Cabrera, Sherine Dahy, and Marie Pier Joly
Publisher: 
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services
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