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Do you think Australia's employers discriminate against older job seekers?

By Anonymous . Created on 07 Nov, 2016 3:39 PM
There is a growing trends with Australia's employers where older 50 YO plus job seekers are being over loooked for suitable positions because of their age.
Current Affairs 156 votes | 8 Comments
Yes. Government incentives for employers to employ older workers are inadequate.

Yes. Government incentives for employers to employ older workers are inadequate.

No. Every dollar counts in Australian business today.

No. Every dollar counts in Australian business today.

Yes and no. Employers will exploit workers regardless of age, gender, religion, sexual persuasion, creed

Yes and no. Employers will exploit workers regardless of age, gender, religion, sexual persuasion, creed

on Nov 21, 2016
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Yes and no. Employers will exploit workers regardless of age, gender, religion, sexual persuasion, creed
Katherine said 5 days ago
Small businesses in Australia are the ones footing the huge bills for Govt spending. Therefore in a business every aspect gets trimmed and worked hard they are not charities. Yes that flows onto who best to employee and what that employee can do for them.
Yes and no. Employers will exploit workers regardless of age, gender, religion, sexual persuasion, creed
Tuakana said 3 weeks ago
YES they do
Yes. Government incentives for employers to employ older workers are inadequate.
Patricia said on Nov 24, 2016
Yes it's hard not matter what age you are or what experience you have
Yes. Government incentives for employers to employ older workers are inadequate.
Kylie Lindores said on Nov 16, 2016
It's incredibly hard for an almost 40 mother, with no major work experience to get a job
Yes. Government incentives for employers to employ older workers are inadequate.
iamnosellout said on Nov 10, 2016
Yes, unfortunately many do discriminate against older job seekers and employees. Recently a local supermarket was aggressively taken over by another company. They promptly sacked the older aged staff despite their experience and good rapport with customers, and kept the younger staff that were clueless in their roles. I promptly stopped going there after four years of loyal weekly grocery shopping.
Yes. Government incentives for employers to employ older workers are inadequate.
Jean said on Nov 9, 2016
Of course, they do as in over qualified for the position.
Yes. Government incentives for employers to employ older workers are inadequate.
Deborah said on Nov 7, 2016
Many years ago the NSW government gave a really good wage subsidy if we employed the more senior person and kept them in our employ. I havent seen anything like this in QLD.
I am 54 and a trainer of young people, my employer has now thought im getting on and close to my long service, so they are trying every "only just legal" way to get rid of me, not enough to protect current older workers, legally m...
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Yes. Government incentives for employers to employ older workers are inadequate.
Deborah said on Nov 7, 2016
Absolutely older more experienced staff and not valued enough.