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Assessing the incidence and wage effects of overskilling in the Australian labour market /

by Mavromaras, Kostas | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research | McGuinness, Seamus | Fok, Yin King.

Publisher: Parkville, Vic. Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORKSummary: HOUSEHOLD, INCOME AND LABOUR DYNAMICS IN AUSTRALIA SURVEY (HILDA)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Assisting the most disadvantaged job seekers. /

by Perkins, Daniel | Nelms, Lucy.

Publisher: Callaghan, N.S.W. 2004Description: p. 371-383.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 14-16) Paper published in : A future that works : economics, employment and the environment proceedings of the 6th Path to Full Employment Conference and 11th National Conference on Unemployment, 8-10 December 2004, the University of Newcastle, Australia / edited by Ellen Carlson, Centre of Full Employment and Equity, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, N.S.W.Summary: ABSTRACT The increasing interest in active welfare policies internationally combined with a growing recognition that many jobseekers are not being well served by conventional welfare to work models based on rapid labour market attachment and minimum cost interventions, is resulting in an increasing focus on programs that address personal barriers to employment, as well as providing vocational assistance. This paper examines the literature regarding disadvantaged job seekers and barriers to employment in areas such as poor health and physical disability, mental health, domestic violence, substance abuse and lack of social support. It then looks at the policy context and program approaches in Australia, the United States and the European Union. Common elements of good practice are highlighted and implications for PSP in Australia are identified.Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Assisting young unemployed people : directions for employment services. /

by MacDonald, Helen.

Publisher: unpub. 1997Description: 9 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: BSL Archives (1).

At home and away : expanding job opportunities for Pacific Islanders through labor mobility. /

by World Bank.

Publisher: Washington, DC World Bank 2006Description: PDF.Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Australia at work : in a changing world /

by van Wanrooy, Brigid | Wright, Sally | Buchanan, John.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Workplace Research Centre 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: November 2009 INTO AND OUT OF WORKSummary: During the global financial crisis workers who stayed in their jobs did not reduce their working hours, despite widespread government and commentator claims that cuts in hours had helped stem job losses during the downturn. ; The Australian labour market is experiencing a period of substantial change, within both the economic and industrial relations environments. This third annual Australia at Work report provides a first look at how these changes are impacting on working life. The report distinguishes between changes that have occurred in the last year, during the economic downturn, and the ongoing dynamics of the Australian labour market. The purpose of this report is to provide a first descriptive take of the most recent data in order to generate debate about how Australian working life is evolving both in the short and longer term.Availability: (1)

Australian Centre for Industrial Relations Research and Training. /

by Australian Centre for Industrial Relations Research and Training.

Publisher: 01/22/2003 02:00:52http://www.acirrt.com/ 2003Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 22 January 2003 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: ACIRRT, based at the University of Sydney, is one of Australia s leading, multi-disciplinary, research and training organisations. They monitor and analyse the changing nature of work, in industrial relations, HRM, education, training, labour markets, occupational health and safety, economics and law. They also maintain close ties with an extensive network of experts. ACIRRT staff and advisory board have practical experience in a wide range of organisations and workplace issues.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Australian labour force /

by Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T.Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) catalogue no. 6202.0 2011Description: HTML.Notes: 1993 ; 1994 ; 1995 ; 1996 ; 1997 ; 1998 ; 1999 ; 2000 ; 2001 ; 2002 ; 2003 ; 2004 ; 2005 ; 2006 ; 2007 ; 2008 ; 2009 ; 2010 ; 2011 INTO AND OUT OF WORKSummary: "Summary results of the monthly Labour Force Survey containing estimates of employed and unemployed persons classified by sex, full-time/part-time status, states and territories and some age groups; and persons not in the labour force. was published as Labour Force, Australia, Preliminary until March 2003. As the publication had provided final summary data for a number of years to that point, the misleading qualification preliminary was removed from the April 2003 issue onwards." -- ABS website.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Australian workforce futures : a National Workforce Development Strategy. /

by Skills Australia.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Skills Australia 2010Description: 104 p. : ill. col. tables charts.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Skills Australia has released its paper Australian Workforce Futures: A National Workforce Development Strategy reporting recommendations for a fundamental overhaul in the way the nation approaches and supports workforce development at a national, industry and enterprise level. The vision for this strategy is that Australia has the workforce capability it requires for a productive, sustainable and inclusive future, and that Australian enterprises have the capacity to develop and use the skills of their workforce to maximum advantage for the benefit of industry and the communityAvailability: (1)

Australian workplace conference 2009 /

by Workplace Research Centre.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of Sydney 2009Description: 10 X MP4 files; PAL 19:9.Notes: Paul Smyth delivered a presentation as part of this conference. INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Australian workplace. /

by Australia. Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR).

Publisher: 08/06/2003 14:26:46http://www.workplace.gov.au/Workplace/WPHome/0,1281,a0%3D0%26a1%3D517%26a2%3D517,00.html 2003Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 08/06/2003 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: The Australian Government Workplace Portal provides access to employment services that include volunteer work, career planning, wage management, funding programs, and assistance to people looking for jobs or returning to work. The Portal also provides access to information on employment and workplace relations. It covers find work, finding staff, wages and conditions, labour market opportunities and statistics, employment associations, careers and training, and services for indigenous people.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Back-to-front Down-under ? : estimating the part-time/full-time wage differential over the period 2001-2003. /

by Booth, Alison | Wood, Margi.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian National University. Centre for Economic Policy Research 2006Description: PDF.Summary: HOUSEHOLD, INCOME AND LABOUR DYNAMICS IN AUSTRALIA SURVEY (HILDA)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Back-to-front down-under? : part-time/full-time wage differentials in Australia. /

by Booth, Alison | Wood, Margi.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Centre for Economic Policy Research, Australian National University 2004Description: PDF.Summary: HOUSEHOLD, INCOME AND LABOUR DYNAMICS IN AUSTRALIA SURVEY (HILDA)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Background paper by Alison McClelland for panel session The equity implications : BCA New Directions Conference 28th April 1999 Melbourne. /

by McClelland, Alison | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 1999Description: 13 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Panel session: `The Equity Implications', Business Council of Australia `New Directions' Conference, 28 April 1999, Melbourne.Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Background paper for national job creation /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: unpub. 2002; Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 2002Description: 24 leaves.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: As part of the Sambell Oration presented by the Executive Director of the Brotherhood of St Laurence on 17 October 2002. Includes bibliographical references (p. 21-24) See also: [B11113] 2002 Sambell Oration : `Making Australia a poverty-free zone'.Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Barriers to hiring disadvantaged or vulnerable entry-level job seekers : Victorian employers' attitude survey

by Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Publisher: East Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Brotherhood of St Laurence 2010Description: 52 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: December 2009 Summary: This collaborative study explored recruitment and retention of low-skilled workers. It followed up some issues identified in the Victorian 2006 Skills Survey undertaken by the Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI). The 2008 Skills Survey explored the extent to which recruitment of low-skilled workers was a problem for employers, as well as employee work readiness, foundational skills and vocational training, and the support mechanisms to increase worker retention.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Bayesian evidence on the structure of unemployment /

by Summers, Peter M | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research.

Publisher: [Parkville, Vic.] Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2003Description: 20 p.Availability: No items available

Benchmarking working Europe /

by European Trade Union Institute.

Publisher: Brussels European Trade Union Institute 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography : p. 109-114 INTO AND OUT OF WORKSummary: This year's Benchmarking Working Europe report embarks upon a social stocktaking of the reaction to and impact of the financial, economic and social crisis as a means of feeding into the post-crisis and EU2020 debate. The indicators presented in this year's Benchmarking Working Europe reveal that the progress in growth and employment over the past growth cycle has been practically wiped out in the course of the past year: the EU average employment rate is back to its 2006 level, while unemployment has increased by two percentage points in a single year. Yet the impact of the economic crisis on labour markets displays considerable variation from one country to another.Availability: (1)

Benefit Duration, Unemployment Duration and Job Match Quality : A Regression-Discontinuity Approach /

by Caliendo, Marco | Institute for the Study of Labor | Tatsiramos, Konstantinos | Uhlendorff. Arne.

Publisher: Bonn, Germany The Institute for the Study of Labor 2009Description: PDF.Other title: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). Discussion paper ;.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: December 2009Summary: A 37-page discussion paper identifying the effect of extended benefit duration on unemployment duration and post-unemployment outcomesAvailability: (1)

Better off working? Work, poverty and benefit cycling /

by Ray, Kathryn | Joseph Rowntree Foundation | Hoggart, Lesley | Vegeris, Sandra | Taylor, Rebecca.

Publisher: York, U.K. Joseph Rowntree Foundation 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: February 2010Summary: Examining poverty, work sustainability and progression among low-skilled workers.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Beyond expectations, below full potential : an analysis of Mission Australia's Work for the Dole activities /

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Mission Australia 2004Description: 18 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 16)Summary: This compact report draws on the experiences of over 100 men and women participating in Work for the Dole activities across Australia, and of staff who supervise or develop the activities. These people identified benefits related to personal development, job skills and improved employment opportunities, as well as areas for improvement (e.g. better matching of participants with activities, adequate payment to cover transport costs, and simplified administrative processes).Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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