Hotline to dob in unemployed Australians who reject job offers blasted by business, welfare groups

Hotline to dob in unemployed Australians who reject job offers blasted by business, welfare groups

The Guardian

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Small business peak body says there is no need for hotline as ‘most unemployed people are not dole bludgers’

Business leaders and welfare advocates have blasted the Morrison government’s decision to establish a hotline for employers to dob in unemployed Australians who refuse job offers, calling the measure out of touch with small business owners who believe “most unemployed people are not dole bludgers”.

Unions have been even more critical of what they see as the “dangerous” hotline, warning it could force women into accepting jobs from employers who treat them poorly or who make “sleazy propositions” to them during an interview.

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