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Commute from Hell

How are people affected when commute times become almost as long as a work shift? Labour Studies professor Stephanie Premji's discusses the impact of stressful commuting on work, home, and family life on the Jan. 9 episode of CBC Radio's Ideas On the Move .

Jan 09, 2017

Monday Jan. 9 - Labour Studies professor Stephanie Premji's research featured on CBC Radio's Ideas On the Move radio documentary.

 

Commute From Hell 

Work can't help but be affected when it takes almost as long for a worker to get to and from his or her job as it does to actually be there. How can a stressful commute impact a person's professional performance? What does it ultimately do to family life, or social engagements? Another in IDEAS' ongoing annual consideration of work-related mobility issues looks at the terrible experience of Toronto commuters.

Stephanie Premji teaches in the School of Labour Studies and the Department of Health, Aging and Society. She's part of a seven-year research project called On the Move, which is studying work-related mobility issues across Canada, and around the globe.