Income Supports and Labour Protections Available to Federally Regulated Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Revised on 5 May 2020, 10:10 a.m. Any substantive changes in this HillNote that have been made since the preceding issue are indicated in bold print. (Disponible en français : Mesures de soutien du revenu et de protection de la main-d’œuvre pour les employés des secteurs sous réglementation fédérale pendant la pandémie de la COVID-19) Some…

Precarious Employment in Canada: An Overview

(Disponible en français : Emploi précaire au Canada : un survol de la situation) What is precarious employment? Simply put, precarious employment is a “bad job”. However, problems arise when we try to define and measure more precisely the characteristics that constitute a “bad job”. According to the International Labour Organization, precarious employment refers to…