When unemployment rises, it is people facing disadvantage who are likely to be affected soonest, most often, for the longest periods and with the most serious consequences. While tackling unemployment has been high on the agenda of all Victoria’s political parties in recent months, VCO SS is calling for a workforce participation plan that targets supports to the people who are the most likely to lose jobs, or be unable to find them.
Amid the huge shift of Victoria’s economic base from manufacturing to services over the past 30 years, young people continue to be unemployed or underemployed at ... Read More
People who are unemployed can be made to feel worthless, stigmatised, unwanted and lonely. Tracey Robbins discusses how we can seek to understand the loss of ... Read More