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.
With the Victorian government having assigned both the public transport and employment portfolios to Minister Jacinta Allan, John Stone wonders whether we will ... 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