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'Tis the season for gift-giving, merriment and fourth-quarter layoffs as companies reduce payrolls before the year ends. Ouch. When corporate layoffs occur around the winter holidays, these unpleasant...
The idea that they should just puff out their chests and demand a wage rise must seem like a joke to low-income earners.
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Punishing people won’t achieve anything.
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When I grew up you could leave school with no skills and still find a job.
WASHINGTON ― As he has with Barack Obama's birth certificate, climate change and vaccine science, Donald Trump called the government's data on unemployment in the U.S. totally fake. Now that he's pre...
Blaming refugees for their unemployment is the wrong approach.
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A dad who lost his job after leaving work to attend the birth of his son has been offered three new positions. Lamar Austin, 30, from New Hampshire, US, was on a 90-day trial period as a part-time...
When technology and a social conscience come together.
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Latest figures show tradies' positions are the most 'in demand'.
"Illiterate and innumerate" refugees would take Australian jobs or "languish" on the dole and use free health services provided by Medicare, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has said. Mr Dutton was...
If the Australian government is serious about reducing youth unemployment and increasing their employment outlook, it needs to look at creating more entry-level jobs, increasing job security for young people, and, in regards to internships, look at promoting more paid internships, not increasing essentially unpaid ones.
Are you sick of the words "jobs and growth" yet? You sure will be by July 2. And that's not just because we will hear it thousands of times. It's because, deep down, many of us realise that "jobs and growth" is a mantra for a world on its way out.
The jobless rate dived below 6 per cent for only the second time in 16 months in October, after a surge in the actual number of people employed, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The A...