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Age counts [online] : an inquiry into issues specific to mature-age workers

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Internet only - free access
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Length:
xxxvi, 264 p.
Publisher:
Canberra, A.C.T.: AGPS
Year:
2000
ISBN-ISSN:
0642451275
Type:
Electronic resource
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Abstract:
Analyses the issues facing mature-age workers in Australia. Chapter 1 - Defines key terms; outlines some of the major issues; and examines the position of mature-age job seekers in the labour market. This includes the social and demographic trends that will affect the growth of the labour market in the future. Chapter 2 - Examines the impact of unemployment on mature-age people and its cost on the community and overall economy. Chapter 3 - Considers the causes of mature-age unemployment and the particular barriers faced by mature-age job seekers. Chapter 4 - Examines the strategies that are currently in place for assisting mature-age workers to find employment and discusses what else needs to be done. Chapter 5 - Deals with issues relating to unemployed mature-age people who opt to start their own business following retrenchment.
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