Non-Standard Employment and Unemployment during the COVID-19 Crisis: Economic and Health Findings from a Six-Country Survey Study

The aim of this exploratory study was to examine several links between non-standard employment, unemployment, economic, health, and safety outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic in Sweden, Belgium, Spain, Canada, the United States, and Chile. The findings provide additional evidence that workers in non-standard employment and the unemployed have experienced numerous and complex adverse effects of the pandemic and require additional protection through tailored pandemic responses and recovery strategies. IJERPH May 2022

Initiatives Addressing Precarious Employment and Its Effects on Workers’ Health and Well-Being: A Systematic Review

The purpose of this systematic review was to identify, appraise, and synthesise existing evidence pertaining to implemented initiatives addressing precarious employment that have evaluated and reported health and well-being outcomes. IJERPH Feb 2022

Trajectories of precarious employment and the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke among middle-aged workers in Sweden: A register-based cohort study

This is the first study to examine the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke associated with trajectories of precarious employment (PE) as a multidimensional construct and its components. The study findings provide evidence that PE increases the risk of stroke and possibly MI. The Lancet Feb 2022

COVID-19 and Precarious Employment: Consequences of the Evolving Crisis

With the world facing an ongoing pandemic and economic downturn, workers find themselves trapped in precarious employment (PE). This article calls attention to 5 critical global consequences of the crisis among workers in PE. International Journal of Health Services 2021

Low-quality employment trajectories and risk of common mental disorders, substance use disorders and suicide attempt: a longitudinal study of the Swedish workforce

High-quality longitudinal evidence exploring the mental health risk associated with low-quality employment trajectories is scarce. We therefore aimed to investigate the risk of being diagnosed with common mental disorders, substance use disorders, or suicide attempt according to low-quality employment trajectories. Scand J Work Environ Health 2021