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A year of insult and injury for job seekers and the unemployed

A year of insult and injury for job seekers and the unemployed

This year was an annus horribilis for the poor — but the tireless campaigning of low-income advocates offers some hope for the future.

Applying for 40 jobs? There’ll be an AppApp for that

Applying for 40 jobs? There’ll be an AppApp for that

The government's scheme to force job-seekers to send 40 applications a month will definitely increase employment -- among entrepreneurial app developers.

Cox: Gillard’s preaching doesn’t offer salvation for unemployed

Cox: Gillard’s preaching doesn’t offer salvation for unemployed

'Labor by name and Labour by nature' may be a catchy title but it does little for those society excludes and then rejects. Julia Gillard ignores the evidence the problem with unemployment is as much a demand side problem as the fault of the unemployed.