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Coalition youth unemployment policy criticised for underpaying young workers

By Michael Brissenden and Brendan O&#039

Abstract

The Coalition youth unemployment policy detailed in the budget includes a training program, a 12-week internship and a subsidy for employers. It was criticised by some who said it would exploit young workers by allowing employers to pay them below the minimum wage. Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Brendan O\u27Connor, speaks to Michael Brissenden about the Coalition\u27s policy

Topics: Unemployment, Unemployed youth, Unemployment--Government policy
Publisher: AM News and Current Affairs
Year: 2016
OAI identifier: oai:apo.org.au:64886
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