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FactCheck: has the job market got so bad that ‘people have stopped looking for work’?

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Unemployment Labour supply Labour market Australia
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When the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released the September Labour Force Survey data, shadow minister for employment and workplace relations Brendan O'Connor said the labour market participation rate was in “free fall” and that “people have stopped looking for work”. Is that right?

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