Workforce

Dec 3

The VCOSS submission to the Victorian inquiry into the labour hire industry and insecure work outlines the nature and effects


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Sep 2

The Economic, Education, Jobs and Skills Committee of the Victorian Parliament is inquiring into the portability of long service leave


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Aug 25

A report from Carers Australia estimates that more than 1 in 8 Australians are providing informal care in 2015 and


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Jul 1

Deborah Fewster is the Head of Policy, Advocacy and Government Relations at Melbourne City Mission. In this guest post she


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May 21

A new VCOSS report gives a snapshot of the contribution of Victoria's community sector charities to the state's economy and


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May 6

The state government has prioritised tackling unemployment in its 2015-16 budget, with a range of measures. These include jobs and


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Apr 13

It is clear that Victoria today is facing a jobs crisis. Youth unemployment is at its highest level since the


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Apr 1

Victoria’s unemployment and youth unemployment rates are at their highest levels in decades. In late 2014 the State’s unemployment rate


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Mar 10

Forty years since women earned the right to equal pay for equal work, it is a poor reflection on Australia


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Nov 28

With the unemployment rate rising in Victoria, jobs and skills development have been prominent in the 2014 state election campaign.


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Nov 21

Victoria’s unemployment rate is rising and it is people who already face disadvantage who are being affected most often, for


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Nov 13

As Victoria heads towards this month’s State Election, VCOSS is calling on all parties to establish a fair funding model


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