JobKeeper and JobMaker have left too many young people on the dole queue – MENAFN.COM

SourceMENAFN
SectorEconomy
CountryMiddle east

Author: Belinda Johnson (MENAFN - The Conversation) Of the more than 870,000 Australians who lost their jobs in the first few months of the COVID-19 crisis, 332,200 – or 38% – were young Australians aged 15-24. By June 2020, as the overall unemployment rate hit 7.4%, the youth unemployment rate spiked to 16.4%, with a further 19.7% underemployed (working fewer hours ...read more...