TITLE

Compact risks

AUTHOR(S)
Finn, Dan
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
People Management;2/5/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes lessons from Australia's program for the unemployed, as basis for the British government's implementation of its New Deal welfare program. Central weakness of Australia's Job Compact scheme; Fundamental problem from giving priority to placement over job entry; Changes undertaken by the Australian government; Suggestions for the British government.
ACCESSION #
261570

 

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