Connecting with Canadians

Research Report:

Defining Vulnerability in the Labour Market

by Ron Saunders

Defining Vulnerability in the Labour Market. Ron Saunders. Document No|1, Vulnerable Workers Series. November 2003. 37 pp.

In this paper, Defining Vulnerability in the Labour Market, Ron Saunders, Director, Work Network, describes vulnerable workers as "those whose participation in the labour market leaves their well-being at risk, because they have difficulty accessing work that is decently paid and/or offers conditions of work that meet basic social norms."

Release Date: 14 Nov 2003
Number of pages: 37
Document number: 25148
Keywords: vulnerable workers, labour market, non-standard jobs