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Morrisons Apprenticeship scheme

Postby johnsmith » 07 Nov 2018, 18:11

Morrison announces wasteful and ineffective apprentice scheme Sad
2 November 2018

The peak body for working people condemns the Morrison Government’s so called ‘bush wage’ – a hugely wasteful and ineffective band aid over the massive funding cuts made by the Abbott/Turnbull/Morrison government to apprenticeships and vocational education and training.

If rolled out nationally the new program is projected to cost $11 billion over four years with the aim of placing just 1630 apprentices.

Between Sep 2013 and Sept 2017 apprentice and trainee numbers dropped by a staggering 150,000. A 37% drop over the life of the Abbott/Turnbull/Morrison government.

The TAFE sector lost one-sixth of its financing in 2016, with operating revenues falling 16.8 per cent to $8.14 billion.

Quotes attributable to ACTU Secretary Sally McManus:

“The Abbott/Turnbull/Morrison Government refuses to invest in apprenticeship programs that we know work and instead continue to give handouts to big business.

“We have seen through the PaTH program, through CDP, and now this thought bubble, that this Prime Minister and his Government do not care about working people or developing skills, they simply want to funnel public money into private business.

“This program provides a perverse incentive to employers to stop and restart apprentices in order to get the subsidy. This program, like all other employment and skills programs created by the Abbott/Turnbull/Morrison government, treats workers as disposable.

“We need to change the rules to make sure young people get proper skills training which will set them up for a good steady job, not sell them out to big business to be churned through meaningless programs.

“The Morrison Government is demonstrating yet again that it will always side with business over ordinary working Australians.” Sad

Sorry, I haven't got a link. I got it from one of whiteknights threads on ozpol

Was stunned to read this bit

If rolled out nationally the new program is projected to cost $11 billion over four years with the aim of placing just 1630 apprentices.


they've got to be kidding aren't they? That works out at over $1.6m per apprentice per year

Who comes up with this shit?
I hope that bitch who was running their brothels for them gets raped with a cactus.
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Re: Morrisons Apprenticeship scheme

Postby HBS Guy » 07 Nov 2018, 18:18

Like the welfare card etc it is a way of paying money to the businesses of Lib donors. Cost no obstacle.
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