Brief clinical screening tool shows potential at identifying precarious employment

A three-question screening tool was effective at identifying patients with precarious employment, a recent study found.
According to Julia W. Ho, PhD, a researcher at a Toronto nonprofit research laboratory called UpStream Lab, and colleagues, precarious employment “describes a set of conditions characterized by employment insecurity, low wages and benefits, and a lack of protections and rights at work.”
“People who are precariously employed have worse health (likely due to having lower incomes), a lower sense of security, more stress within the workplace, and lack of access

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