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Covid-19 to compound GFC’s lasting impact on young Australians’ pay and career progression – study – The Guardian

Productivity Commission report finds young people were struggling to find jobs long before the pandemic

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Increased part-time work, lower wages and less choice of occupation have been the decade-long legacy of the global financial crisis for young people trends likely to worsen in the Covid-19 recession.
That is the conclusion of a Productivity Commission staff working paper that finds young people, especially university graduates, were struggling to find jobs that match their skill and qualifications even before the pandemic resulted in widespread job losses.
The release on Monday comes as Labor …

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