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Ruthven, Phil
May 2009
BRW;5/14/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p21
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the increase of unemployment rate on the labor force in Australia. The author cites 4.2% to 5.4% increase of unemployment rate or 615,000 unemployed people. He then mentions industries that are vulnerable to job losses due to exposure of global-financial-crisis damage including manufacturing, construction and mining. A table of workforce structure is also presented.


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