Independent contractors, part-time employees, and self-employed entrepreneurs in temporary, contract or part-time jobs currently make up more than half of GTA workers; this is the new form of employment but it’s definitely not for everyone.

Some of the downsides include not knowing what to expect six months into the future, not having some or all of the benefits of full-time employment, and not having income security between contracts or projects. When it comes to family life, debt obligations and maintaining a certain standard of living, this type of employment can be a major cause of stress for some people. That’s why its often refferd to as ‘Precarious Work’. But for some, there’s nothing precarious about it, and…

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