Queensland Job Losses / 2 posts found

2016 – Disastrous Year For Qld Jobs

by Ted Sorensen
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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.

Queensland Employment Falls For Sixth Straight Month

by Ted Sorensen
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 […]