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March 22, 2016

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The Coalition’s False Employment Boast

by John Kelly

601879-joblessBill Shorten addressed the National Press Club on Tuesday and committed a future Labor government to a policy of full employment. When asked by Leigh Sales on ABC’s 7.30 Tuesday evening what he considered to be an acceptable unemployment level, he said 5%.

It was a safe answer, but not the right answer. Full employment should mean just that; he should have answered, 0%. Full employment means a full time job for everyone who wants one and a part time job for everyone who wants one.

 

Read more at: The Australian Independent Media Network

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  1. Florence nee Fedup
    Mar 23 2016

    No % should be the aim

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