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The 160,000 jobs lost while the government waited

The 160,000 jobs lost while the government waited

Update: 2020-05-041
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The government’s economic relief package was broken into three phases, but serious questions are being asked about whether the timing and order of each announcement may have actually led to job losses. Today, Mike Seccombe on the flaws in our rescue package.  

 

Guest: National Correspondent for The Saturday Paper Mike Seccombe.


Background reading:

JobKeeper: The inner workings of the bailout in The Saturday Paper

The Saturday Paper

The Monthly


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The 160,000 jobs lost while the government waited

The 160,000 jobs lost while the government waited