Unemployment

Article image
Western Sydney more susceptible to ‘economic scarring’ post-lockdown, experts say
Unemployment in inner south-west, which includes Canterbury-Bankstown, is 8.8%, while the rate across Sydney is 5.7%

Mostafa Rachwani

22, Nov, 2021 @5:13 AM

Article image
Australia’s unemployment rate rises to 5.2% in October as economy sheds 46,000 jobs
The figures, collected when both Victoria and NSW were in lockdown, are worse than economists predicted

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

11, Nov, 2021 @3:11 AM

Article image
Australians fired for refusing Covid vaccine search social media for ‘welcoming’ employers
People turn to Telegram and Facebook to find jobs as mandates bite

Cait Kelly

01, Nov, 2021 @10:09 PM

Article image
High under-employment and long-term unemployment are keeping an over-heating economy on ice | Greg Jericho
History suggests we need unemployment to fall further than it is now before we start worrying about inflation

Greg Jericho

25, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

Article image
Unemployment is down, job ads are up, but disadvantaged Australians are still being left behind | Greg Jericho
The pandemic has created demand for entry-level positions, but a report shows not everyone is benefiting from the boom

Greg Jericho

20, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

Article image
Unemployment in Australia only 4.5%? Wait until I stop laughing | Greg Jericho
How do you count joblessness when there are more employed people working zero hours than people looking for work ?

Greg Jericho

20, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

Article image
Things are not as they should be in Australia. But will ‘normal’ ever return after Covid? | Greg Jericho
We may say when we are all vaccinated and restrictions end normality will return, but that’s a bit of a guess

Greg Jericho

08, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

Article image
Australia's unemployment rate just took a turn for the weird | Greg Jericho
A drop in Australia’s jobless rate from 4.9% to 4.6% would in normal times be good news. But these are not normal times

Greg Jericho

21, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

Article image
Australia’s July unemployment rate falls to 4.6% due to labour market dropout
Number of unemployed people has fallen by 39,900 but statistics bureau warns this is not a sign of a strong jobs market

Paul Karp

19, Aug, 2021 @4:22 AM

Article image
Australia’s latest wage figures are terrible – and we can’t blame the pandemic | Greg Jericho
Government policy, including limiting public service workers’ pay rise, is contributing to the poor growth

Greg Jericho

18, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

Article image
Wage growth still weak and job fears remain as Delta casts cloud over Australian economy
New reports show wages are tepid and unemployment is expected to rise but Scott Morrison says business will rebound

Amy Remeikis

18, Aug, 2021 @8:58 AM

Article image
Private employment services forced to pay back $1m in wrongfully claimed bonuses in 2020
Exclusive: FoI documents reveal more than 5,000 government payments for placing clients into jobs or education have been recouped since 2015

Luke Henriques-Gomes

10, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

1 / 30 pages