Even now much of the recovery in employment seems to be happening without big wage increases.
Although Latinos are present across all Canadian labour markets, they are lagging behind the Canadian median total income. What does that mean for their economic integration?
Our work suggests we could have achieved much lower unemployment than we have in recent years, without driving up inflation.
Unless we’re careful the damage will be long-lasting — especially for younger Australians.
The pandemic has heightened existing weaknesses in South Africa’s skills training regime.
If the best people management practices of the formal economy were to be deployed in the informal economy, new avenues of stimulating economic and life empowerment may be opened.
South Africa is producing an oversupply of graduates in fields that don’t support economic growth.
The British Supreme Court ruling in favour of Uber drivers offers some hope that gig workers, many of them immigrants, might finally be given basic rights. But there’s still lots of work to do.
The government has a legal duty not to exacerbate inequalities in its policies, but this is getting forgotten during the pandemic.
Any permanent increase is welcome, but there’s a long way to go.
Australia has just run a real-life experiment.
A high unemployment rate isn’t just bad for individuals without a job, and the costs aren’t just financial.
The realities of the job market mean most PhD students no longer work alongside people whose professional paths they will follow. Universities must do more to support non-academic mentorships.
It isn’t only because they are in worse jobs. it’s also because they are earning less from businesses.
Previous recessions have mainly hit men. The jobs figures suggest we should treat this one differently.
COVID-19 will worsen the labour market for Indonesia’s young graduates in three ways: higher barriers of entry into the job market, long lasting lower income levels, and worsening labour conditions.
Being flexible about both location and the nature of employment will help youth make the most of the current challenging labour market situation due to COVID-19.
Young Australians, particularly young unskilled Australians, will scared by what’s about to happen for a decade or more.
Job ads are 12% lower than expected this year.
There are a few things South Africa needs to do to close the gap between what the education system produces and what the job market needs.