Health impact of commuting among new immigrants in precarious jobs

Institute for Work & Health
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Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Stephanie Premji
McMaster University, Department of Health, Aging and Society

What commuting challenges do new immigrants in precarious jobs face, and how do these challenges in turn affect their employment prospects? In this plenary, Dr. Stephanie Premji shares results of a qualitative study on new immigrants working in precarious jobs and the commuting issues they face, including the health impact of those commutes. 

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