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How the Budget is spent: Youth Employment Initiative

Written by Ana Claudia Alfieri,

In the wake of the economic and financial crisis, young people became one of the age groups most at risk of social exclusion. 265 more words

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Labour's Gain Shows Unions' Pain - But Change Is Coming

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(TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady with public sector workers. Credit: Carl Court, Getty Images)

The Labour Party membership booms to over 600,000… 937 more words

Loudshirts Blog

Take care of young workers

Workplace injury statistics can be a real worry – particularly when it comes to young workers.

Not only does research indicate that 15 to 25 year olds have a 75 per cent greater chance of being injured at work, but in NSW alone, 15 workers in this age group are injured every day. 191 more words

Workplace Safety

Five Ideas For Union Recruitment of Young People

Communicating to and engaging with young people is notoriously difficult – even for major multinationals with millions of dollars in marketing budgets. For unions, which are under regular attack from media figures and conservative politicians, it is as difficult for join young people up and engage them in campaign as for any organisation. 1,612 more words

American Workers

Building Among Young Workers

Above: CWI Summer School

My contribution to the Youth discussion at the CWI summer school in Barcelona:

In England and Wales, one of the areas of youth work we’ve focussed on is our orientation to and development of young workers.

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Socialist Party

A tenner for the Kids


Of course 16 year olds should be paid the same wage as their older colleagues. The issue is surely their ability to do the job rather than their age. 365 more words

Reality check: Do 'payroll taxes' really hurt young workers?

OTTAWA – Newly minted Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer was hoping to lure young voters into the Tory tent this week when he said “payroll taxes” ultimately hurt new and young workers —a key constituency in 2015’s Liberal election win. 916 more words

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