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Aussies Not Saving Enough for Retirement

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 6th July 2015 -  One in five Australian workers expect to continue working into their 70s, according to the findings of new research from recruitment specialists Randstad. The Randstad Workmonitor

Historic Court Ruling Could Boost Indigenous Employment

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 29th June 2015 -  An Aboriginal group from Northern Queensland is hoping to boost employment opportunities for their community following an historic Federal Court ruling. After more than five years…

New Inquiry into Jobs

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 22nd June 2015 -  Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Susan Ryan, has invited individuals, employers and representative organisations to join a national conversation about employment…

New Disability Employment Model Needed

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 2nd June 2015 -  The Federal Government is spending around $1 billion on disability employment services every year, but only a third of the people supported by these services will find a job. Assistant

International Students Focus of New Fair Work Campaign

Lina Caneva, Monday, 25th May 2015 -  International students working in Australia will have better access to information on their rights in the workplace thanks to a new social media campaign initiated by the Fair Work…

Majority of World’s Workers Have Insecure Jobs

Lina Caneva, Monday, 25th May 2015 -  Only one quarter of workers worldwide is estimated to be in stable employment, according to a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO). The World Employment and

Disability Employment Package

Lina Caneva, Monday, 25th May 2015 -  The 2015 Federal Budget has provided $25 million over four years to start to shape Disability Employment toward a new model in 2018 in which it expects 22,000 people with disability…

Wages Rising at Slowest Rate

Lina Caneva, Monday, 18th May 2015 -  Australian wages are rising at their slowest pace since records began, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures. The figures show that wages rose by 0.5 per…

Jobs & Employment Strategies a Good Start

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 13th May 2015 -  The Federal Budget’s new Youth Employment Strategy has been described by the Not for Profit sector as an encouraging move that begins to address the crisis of youth joblessness.…

Opportunity the Unlikely Culprit Holding Back Female Participation

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 4th May 2015 -  Enabling women to take up leadership roles in the workplace and not “check out” at mid-levels of their careers remains a major challenge in Australia, writes management expert at…

Social Enterprises Win Start-Up Awards

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 23rd April 2015 -  Two Australian social enterprises – a disability employment service and an online fundraising platform –  have been named as winners in the 2015 StartupSmart…

Young and Old in Employment Trap

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 30th March 2015 -  The Abbott Government must deliver on its promise to create an effective and sustainable jobs plan for all Australians, according to the National Welfare Rights Network. President…
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