Labour Studies Index

Updated: 2022-05-16

Precarious Employment: What it Means for Workers and Their Families

Document type Book chapter
Editor Burke, Ronald J.
Author Lewchuck, Waye
Author Lewchuk, Wayne
Author Laflèche, Michelynn
Editor Page, Kathryn M.
Book None
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing; Cheltenham, UK
Date 2017
ISBN 978-1-78536-325-2
Pages 150-169


This chapter offers a broad overview of who is exposed to precarious employment, its characters, its association with health outcomes and its impact on house hold well-being. --From authors' introduction Almost every person works at some point in their lives. The Research Handbook on Work and Well-Being examines the association of particular work experiences with employee and organizational health and performance. --Publisher's description.