Will you replace older workers with younger ones through the JobMaker scheme?

Centre for Future Work senior economist Alison Pennington says, “What [the government] has done is provide a tool for employers to… displace more expensive workers with state-subsidised, insecure young workers in order to cut their wage bills.” (source: https://thenewdaily.com.au/finance/work/2021/02/22/jobmaker-older-worker-treasury-foi/)

 

With the JobMaker scheme in place, will you replace older workers with younger ones, cheaper ones? 

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