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"A working life" / [Article]

by Cotton, Peter | Housakos, George.

Publisher: 2004Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Innovative programs run by the Brotherhood of St Laurence are helping people get work and get their life working, as the House of RepresentativesEmployment Committee found out during a recent visitSummary: The House of Representatives Employment and Workplace Relations Committee visited the Brotherhood of St Laurence during their inquiry into increasing participation in paid work, to investigate the Brotherhood’s community employment programs. The Brotherhood has focused on Melbourne’s Atherton Gardens Public Housing Estate, in which 95% of residents receive income support. The employment program has assisted residents in obtaining local jobs. Training courses offered by the Brotherhood develop participants’ employability and self-esteem. This article highlights particular cases to indicate the success of the Brotherhood’s efforts in creating individual and community development opportunities.Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

"An offer you can't refuse" : workfare in international perspective. /

by Lodemel, Ivar (ed..) | Trickey, Heather (ed.).

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. The Policy Press 2001Description: xxi, 357 p.Notes: January 2001 Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: 1. A new contract for social assistance / Ivar Lodemel and Heather Trickey -- 2. Between subsidiarity and social assistance - the French republican route to activation / Bernard Enjolras, Jean Louis Laville, Laurent Fraisse and Heather Trickey -- 3. Uneven development - local authorities and workfare in Germany / Wolfgang Voges, Herbert Jacobs and Heather Trickey -- 4. Workfare in the Netherlands - young unemployed people and the Jobseeker's Employment Act / Henk Spies and Rik van Berkel -- 5. National objectives and local implementation of workfare in Norway / Ivar Lodemel -- 6. When all must be active - workfare in Denmark / Anders Rosdahl and Hanne Weise -- 7. Steps to compulsion within the British labour market policies / Heather Trickey and Robert Walker -- 8. Making work for welfare in the United States / Michael Wiseman -- 9. Comparing workfare programmes - features and implications / Heather Trickey -- 10. Discussion : workfare in the welfare state / Ivar LodemelAvailability: 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).

"Value-based market economics: a challenge for politics" /

by Frances, Nic.

Publisher: 2004Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

A brief overview of unemployment in Australia. /

by Loundes, Joanne | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research.

Publisher: Parkville, Vic. Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 1997Description: 20 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

A foot in the door : expectations for the future of homeless young adults : a survey of Hanover clients. /

by Horn, Michael.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. [Hanover] 1998Description: 20 p. + appendices.Notes: July 1998Availability: 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).

A job network for job seekers . /

by Murray, Phil.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Catholic Social Services Australia 2006Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.catholicwelfare.com.au/system/files/CSSA_Job_Network_Discussions_Paper_2.pdf' Checked: 22/04/2009 2:34:02 PM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success response Into & out of work INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A new approach to assisting young homeless job seekers : trial proposal : draft. /

by Horn, Michael | Hanover Housing Support Research.

Publisher: South Melbourne Hanover Welfare Services 2004Description: 32 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: March 2004 Includes bibliographical references (p. 28)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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A new approach to assisting young homeless job seekers /

by Campbell, Susan | Hanover Housing Support Research.

Publisher: South Melbourne Hanover Welfare Services 2003Description: 32 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: With assistance from Michael Horn and Tony Nicholson January 2003 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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A recruitment model for aged care: an industry partnership /

by Gruner, Alan.

Publisher: unpub. 2006Description: 22p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Notes on talk given by Alan Gruner to the Aged and Community Services Association National Conference, 18-20 September 2006 at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, [Broadbeach] QueenslandAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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A spatial econometric analysis of the irreversibility of long term unemployment in Australia . /

by Mitchell, William | Bill, Anthea.

Publisher: Newcastle, N.S.W. University of Newcastle. The Centre of Full Employment and Equity 2005Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://e1.newcastle.edu.au/coffee/pubs/wp/2005/05-05.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:23:06 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Activating the unemployed self : a program evaluation : the Community Support Program : a report to Melbourne Citymission. /

by Langley, Matilda | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: unpub. 2000Description: 38 p.Notes: June 2000 See reference to the Brotherhood of St Laurence study, p. 36Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (3).

Activation strategies and the performance of employment services in Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom . /

by Tergeist, Peter | Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development | Grubb, David.

Publisher: Paris, France Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/32/22/37848464.pdf' Checked: 22/04/2009 2:35:50 PM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success response Into & out of work INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Actively seeking work? : the politics of unemployment and welfare policy in the United States and Great Britain. /

by King, Desmond S.

Publisher: Chicago, IL University of Chicago Press 1995Description: xvi, 331 p. ; 24 cm.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

An alternative Job Compact for workers who are about to lose their jobs. /

by Campbell, Debora | Rimmer, Malcolm.

Publisher: 1994Description: p. 19-35 (vol.2).Notes: Rec. no. for book: 301052 indexed paperSummary: Argues for a closer look at the way retrenchments are conducted so that they can be negotiated with a view to subsequent employment. Sees retrenchment becoming part of the enterprise agreement system so that they can be customised to the peculiarities of individual work places.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

An experiential discussion to barriers to employment, long-term unemployment effects and exploration of innovative services. /

by Storme, Brooklyn | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Sullivan, Rebecca.

Publisher: 2003Description: pp. 243-250.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Paper presented by Brooklyn Storme and Rebecca Sullivan from the Brotherhood of St Laurence, at "The full employment imperative : proceedings of the 5th Path to Full Employment Conference and 10th National Conference on Unemployment, 10-12 December 2003, the University of Newcastle, Australia." Edited by Ellen Carlson, Callaghan, N.S.W. Centre of Full Employment and Equity, University of Newcastle 2003Summary: Abstract: Unemployment entails a complex range of effects, from social to emotional, and biological. Social effects of unemployment can include social isolation and relationship issues, emotional effects can include mental. health problems such as depression and anxiety, while biological effects can include sleep disturbance, nutritional or dietary changes as well as physiological responses to depression and anxiety. The present paper explores psychological long-term unemployment effects, including barriers to employment, from the perspective of Psychologists and Case Managers who work within the Personal Support Programme, a federally funded program of the Department of Family and Community Services. In addition to a presentation on current trends in barriers to employment, the presentation will explore innovations in service delivery to meet the needs of this client population. The presentation is designed to be accessible to professionals from the fields of mental health, community development, social work, employment sector and public services, such as Centrelink. Information packs will be distributed that contain useful resources for follow-up. Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Australia at work : just managing? /

by Australian Centre for Industrial Relations Research and Training.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Prentice Hall 1999Description: xix, 199 p. ; 24 cm.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and indexAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (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)

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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