2016 will go down as a disastrous year for Qld job seekers under the Palaszczuk Government capped off by 13,708 job losses in December.
FACTS: Employment in Queensland falls for sixth straight month, with more Queenslanders out of work. 1,500 jobs lost last month on the trend measure – worst result in Australia. Participation rate continues to decline as people give up looking for work. Trend employment in Queensland has fallen for the sixth straight month with 22,400 Queenslanders losing their jobs since Januuary. Shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson said the latest labour force figures showed an alarming trend with a declining participation rate and a continued transition away from full-time work. “There’s no cause for celebration in these figures with Queenslanders continuing to lose […]