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"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).

10 forces at work : how ten nonprofits tackled unemployment and more in their communities /

by Ball, Colin | Jobs Australia | Lam, May (ed.).

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Jobs Australia 2008Description: 60 p. : ill.Notes: Editing and introduction by May LamSummary: The case studies in this book describe the activities of community sector organisations around Australia working with disadvantaged and unemployed people to help them get jobs or the skills leading to employment. The organisations are strikingly diverse, operating in remote locations and urban centres, serving people of all ages and backgrounds and delivering a range of employment, training, environment and community services.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

10 more forces at work : how ten nonprofits tackled unemployment and more in their communities /

by Wren, Toni | Jobs Australia.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Jobs Australia 2010Description: 70 p. : ill.Other title: 10 more forces at work.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORKSummary: The case studies in this book describe the activities of 10 nonprofit community sector organisations around Australia working with disadvantaged and unemployed people to help them get jobs or skills leading to employment.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (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 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).

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).

Barriers to mature age employment : final report of the Consultative Forum on Mature Age Participation /

by Temple, Jeromey | National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre | Adair, Tim.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre 2012Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: August 2012 Prepared on behalf of the Consultative Forum on Mature Age Participation by National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre. Bibliography : p. 35-36Summary: Increasing mature age labour force participation is a key strategy open to policy makers to address the economic implications of Australia's ageing population. Encouragingly, Australia's level of mature age employment compared to other OECD countries has improved considerably in the past decade. However there remains room for continued improvement, to enable the economy to fully benefit from the skills and experience offered by mature age workers.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)

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).

Blue collared : the shrinking world of work in Tasmania /

by Madden, Kelly | Anglicare Tasmania.

Publisher: Hobart, Tas. Anglicare Tasmania 2003Description: 95 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2003 Summary: The qualitative component of this research indicates that unemployed people had a strong preference for permanent employment, placing a very high value on the paid entitlements and sense of security. Many of the participants had extensive experience of casual work but this had not led to more permanent employment. This research indicates that the distinct categories of ‘unemployed’ and ‘casual worker’ which emerge from static accounts of the labour market would be much more accurately conceptualised as a cycle, with a sub-group of people moving between casual work and unemployment on a very regular basis.Availability: (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).

Building pathways to local jobs for young people : City of Kingston Youth Employment Strategy

by Marsh, Eleanor | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Perkins, Daniel.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2006Description: 76 p. PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: SCHOOL TO WORK September 2006 Funded by a grant from the Department of Victorian CommunitiesSummary: The City of Kingston, with funding from the Department of Victorian Communities, engaged the Brotherhood of St Laurence to explore the issues underlying high youth unemployment in Kingston, as well as simultaneous employers' reports of difficulties in filling vacancies, particularly in manufacturing. Research involved analysis of ABS data as well as consultations with young people, employers, parents, and providers of education, employment and support services. The resulting Youth Employment Strategy was adopted by the City of Kingston.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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