Locked down and locked out?: the impact of COVID-19 on employment for young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in Victoria

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Author: Kellock, Willow; Ntalianis, Mary

Abstract:

Young people are being hardest hit by job loss as a result of [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19, and will suffer the long-term labour market consequences of economic downturn. It is also anticipated that refugees and migrants will experience these effects disproportionately. The intersection of being both young, and from a migrant or refugee background, creates a double disadvantage in this labour market crisis. However long before this crisis hit, young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds faced persistent barriers - including racism and discrimination - when looking for work;...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Migration; Employment; Participation; Equity

Keywords: Interview; Refugees; Migrants; Economic recession; Labour force participation; Barrier; Job searching; Employment outcomes; Unemployment; Social exclusion; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: Victoria; Australia; Oceania

Published: Carlton, Victoria: Centre for Multicultural Youth, 2020

Physical description: 22 p. (report) + [2] p. (infographic)

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https://www.cmy.net.au/resource/locked-down-and-locked-out/

Also called: Locked down and locked out?: the impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 on employment for young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in Victoria

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 140.495

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