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Are Australians Working To Live Or Living To Work?

At the YCW, we’ve had many discussions about work-life balance and the impact it has on us as individuals. At our recent National Council we established that ‘work-life balance’ was at the top of the list of concerns for young people based on the data collected from our national survey. 799 more words

AYCW National Campaign Launch

“Come, follow me” - Matthew 4:18-22

Today marked the official launch of the AYCW National Campaign – “Culture in the Workplace“.

This National Council and the success of our new National Campaign marks the beginning of a new and exciting era for the AYCW, as well as the marker of a new beginning for a few of our members whom sadly from today, will be leaving us. 410 more words

Workplace Safety News Roundup

New Test May Predict Worker Hearing Loss

According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 30 million Americans are exposed to hazardous noise levels at work. 381 more words

Safety & Security Solutions

Millennials have big faith in big business. Surprised?

Millennials are lazy, cynical, entitled, and distrusting of institutions, including large corporations, right? Maybe not.

There are plenty of widely held beliefs about the characteristics that define the Millennial generation (typically demarcated as those born between 1980 and 2000). 888 more words

Leadership

Underemployment: A Growing Issue Among Australia's Youth

Despite our highest record of unemployment of the past two decades, a new study by the ABS has revealed that despite unemployment rates being at a record high, new jobs have skyrocketed. 741 more words

Idaho Wages Leanest for Young Workers

Wages grow with age, but there is a point of diminishing return where retirement may be a better alternative to continuing to work with scant hope for increasingly higher pay. 482 more words

Idaho Department Of Labor

Who Is Upholding The Rights Of Young Workers?

Each year, around 25,000 young people leave school and enter the workforce. Young people play a vital role in Australia’s economy and future development.

Unfortunately many young workers are subject to poor working conditions, compromised health and safety standards, workplace bullying, and unsatisfactory pay. 655 more words