Justine Evesson


Enterprise case studies: effects of minimum wage-setting at an enterprise level

This report presents the findings of a qualitative longitudinal study examining the impact of the minimum wage increase afforded by the Annual Wage Review 2009–10 Decision on a sample of minimum wage-reliant enterprises and their employees.The study focused on enterprises in the Community Services, Manufacturing...

Understanding vocational education and training, productivity and workforce participation

This report explores access to vocational education and training (and university) currently and historically over the past 20 years. It reports that those young people most likely to miss out on vocational education and training include those with disabilities, young people still living at home...

Creating markets or decent jobs? Group training and the future of work

Group training organisations act as intermediaries between enterprises and apprentices and trainees to facilitate on- and off-the-job training. This report examines the role of these organisations in Australia's labour market. The authors find that, at their best, they help promote sustainable work-based learning solutions by...