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Reforming welfare. /

by Lindbeck, Assar.

Publisher: 1998Summary: This paper proposes alternative strategies for cutting welfare benefits.Availability: No items available

Negotiating the maze : an analysis of employment assistance for young people

by Dearn, Liz.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2001Description: 47 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: April 2001 SCHOOL WORK TRANSITIONAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

The contours and dynamics of unemployment. /

by Bell, Stephen.

In: Saunders, Peter (ed.) The price of prosperity : the economic and social costs of unemploymentPublisher: 2002Description: p. 13-43.Notes: Rec. no. for book: B11056 Includes bibliographical references indexed chapterAvailability: No items available

Identifying and quantifying the costs of unemployment. /

by Eardley, Tony.

In: Saunders, Peter (ed.) The price of prosperity : the economic and social costs of unemploymentPublisher: 2002Description: p. 44-64.Notes: Rec. no. for book: B11056 Includes bibliographical references indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

What happens when you are retrenched from an old declining industry? /

by Webber, Michael | Weller, Sally.

In: Saunders, Peter (ed.) The price of prosperity : the economic and social costs of unemploymentPublisher: 2002Description: p. 134-153.Notes: Rec. no. for book: B11056 Includes bibliographical references indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Policies to minimise the costs of unemployment. /

by Nevile, John.

In: Saunders, Peter (ed.) The price of prosperity : the economic and social costs of unemploymentPublisher: 2002Description: p. 249-271.Notes: Rec. no. for book: B11056 Includes bibliographical references indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Job seeker attitudinal segmentation : an Australian model. /

by Australia. Department of Employment and Workplace Relations. Labour.

Publisher: [Canberra, A.C.T.] Australia. Department of Employment and Workplace Relations 2002Description: 48 p.Notes: Prepared by Colmar Brunton Social ResearchAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

"Barriers to employment" : why jobs are hard to get if you live on the high rise estates in the City of Yarra. /

by Hodcroft, David.

Publisher: Richmond, Vic. Jesuit Social Services 2003Description: 36 p.Notes: January 2003 Includes bibliographical references (p. 32-33) Website : http://www.jss.org.au A research project of the Ignatius Centre for Policy and Research, Jesuit Social Services -- cover.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

The direct and indirect effects of unemployment on poverty and inequality. /

by Saunders, Peter | University of New South Wales. Social Policy Research Centre.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Social Policy Research Centre. University of New South Wales 2002Description: 31 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: December 2002Availability: (1)

Much obliged: disadvantaged job seekers' experiences of the mutual obligation regime

by Ziguras, Stephen J | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Dufty, Gavin | Considine, Mark.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2003Description: vi, 61 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: May 2003 Includes bibliographical references Includes insert: Getting a job can be a game of chance... (4 p.)Summary: A joint research project conducted by the Brotherhood of St Laurence, the St Vincent de Paul Society and the Centre for Public Policy, University of Melbourne, which reveals that some Centrelink requirements actually hinder people, especially those facing multiple barriers, from finding work. The authors argue that the Federal Government should provide more resources for programs targeting disadvantaged jobseekers. ; A joint research project conducted by the Brotherhood of St Laurence, the St Vincent de Paul Society and the Centre for Public Policy, University of Melbourne, which reveals that some Centrelink requirements actually hinder people, especially those facing multiple barriers, from finding work. The authors argue that the Federal Government should provide more resources for programs targeting disadvantaged jobseekers.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Young adults and labour market disadvantage? : the situation of young adults not in education or full-time employment /

by McClelland, Alison | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Macdonald, Fiona.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 1999Description: 21 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: December 1998 -- cover Includes bibliographical references This paper was produced for, and supported by, the Dusseldorp Skills Forum as part of two conferences held in Canberra with accompanying published papers: 1998's `Australia's youth : reality and risk' and 1999's `Australia's young adults : the deepening divide'.Summary: The main factors associated with labour market disadvantage of young adults are early school leaving, parents' lower socio?economic background and indigenous background. Others include lower school achievement at year 10, attendance at a government school, living outside a capital city and less previous labour market experience.Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Submission to the Working Age Task Force /

by Welfare Rights Unit (Vic.) | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 2003Description: 15 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: In response to the discussion paper: 'Building a simpler system to help jobless families and individuals' June 2003 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: BSL Archives (1).

Job Network review : draft report. /

by Perkins, Daniel | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: [Fitzroy, Vic.] Brotherhood of St Laurence [unpub.] 2002Description: 18 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: September 2002 Includes bibliographical references Into & out of work INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: BSL Archives (1).

Is the 'earnings credit' the best way to cut the dole queues? /

by Tsumori, Kayoko.

Publisher: St. Leonards, N.S.W. The Centre for Independent Studies 2003Description: 11 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2003 Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: (1)

Past it at 40? : a grassroots view of ageism and discrimination in employment. /

by SMA Associates.

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. The Policy Press 2002Description: v, 61 p.Notes: A report undertaken for the Third Age Foundation by SMA Associates, a specialist organisation focusing on socioeconomic and regeneration issues, poverty and social exclusion. Researchers: Margaret Bass (jobseekers) ; Kemal Ahson (employers) Writer: Lucy Gaster ; Third Age Foundation: Sylvia Francis.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A hand up not a hand out : renewing the fight against poverty : report on poverty and financial hardship. /

by Australia. Parliament. Senate. Community Affairs References Committee.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. Parliament. The Senate. Community Affairs References Committee 2004Description: xl, 511 p.Notes: March 2004 Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe : a comparative study. /

by Hammer, Torild (ed.).

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. The Policy Press 2003Description: vi, 233 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: 1. Introduction / Torild Hammer -- 2. Method and research design / Jan Carle and Torild Hammer -- 3. Unemployment, integration and marginalisation : a comparative perspective on 18-to-24-year olds in Finland, Sweden, Scotland and Spain / Andy Furlong and Fred Cartmel -- 4. Processes of marginalisation at work : integration of young people in the labour market through temporary employment / Ivan Harslof -- 5. Recurrence of youth unemployment : a longitudinal comparative approach / Isabelle Recotillet and Patrick Werquin -- 6. Scheme participation and employment outcome of young unemployed people : empirical findings from nine European countries / Hans Dietrich -- 7. Youth participation in the labour market in Germany, Spain and Sweden / Floro Ernesto Caroleo and Francesco Pastore -- 8. Surviving unemployment : a question of money or families? / Torild Hammer and Ilse Julkunen -- 9. Buffers and predictors of mental health problems among unemployed young women in countries with different breadwinner models / Ilse Julkunen and Ira Malmberg-Heimonen -- 10. Economic hardship, employment status and psychological wellbeing of young people in Europe / Jose Luis Alvaro and Alicia Garrido -- 11. Welfare regimes and political activity among unemployed young people / Jan Carle -- 12. Concluding remarks / Torild Hammer.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Bread and board : when the basics break the budget /

by Madden, Kelly | Anglicare Tasmania.

Publisher: Hobart, Tas. Anglicare Tasmania 2003Description: 22 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical referencesSummary: Reports a survey of 812 Tasmanians facing financial crisis.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Helping local people get jobs : insights from the Brotherhood of St Laurence experience in Fitzroy and Collingwood

by Temby, Pam | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Housakos, George | Ziguras, Stephen J.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2004Description: 15 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: July 2004 Summary: This report briefly describes the Brotherhood of St Laurence s work to assist long-term unemployed residents of two inner city housing estates to gain employment. It outlines a model of labour market assistance based on investment in pre-vocational training, paid and unpaid work experience, traineeships, post-placement support and long-term personal support. It concludes with learnings from the project and policy implications for the Commonwealth government. ; This report briefly describes the Brotherhood of St Laurence s work to assist long-term unemployed residents of two inner city housing estates to gain employment. It outlines a model of labour market assistance based on investment in pre-vocational training, paid and unpaid work experience, traineeships, post-placement support and long-term personal support. It concludes with learnings from the project and policy implications for the Commonwealth government.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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If only : stories about people in the Personal Support Programme and what could be done with more funding. /

by Dutertre, Sophie (ed.).

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Jobs Australia 2004Description: 22 p.Notes: "If only" is published by Jobs Australia and the National Employment Services Association for the Personal Support Programme (PSP)Summary: This booklet comprises stories of people in the Personal Support Programme, presented to provide examples of how extra funding could make a difference in responding to each person s needs and helping them rebuild their lives.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

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