Why Newcastle unemployment rate halving in just a month is bad for business

Jamieson Murphy
November 30 2023 - 10:00am
The number of people in the workforce, along with those actively looking for work, has dropped dramatically. Picture by Marina Neil
The number of people in the workforce, along with those actively looking for work, has dropped dramatically. Picture by Marina Neil

Under normal circumstances, halving the local unemployment rate in just a month to a record low would be cause for celebration.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

Newcastle Herald news director. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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