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No Worker Left Behind – Unions NSW Survey Results 2020

Oct 23, 2020COVID19

Unions NSW has released the results of their No Worker Left Behind survey – the first large-scale dataset on the impact of COVID-19 on temporary migrants – valued workers in essential jobs who help to inject billions of dollars into the national economy. The results of their No Worker Left Behind survey showed that COVID-19 had an overwhelming impact on job security, with run-on effects on quality of life, housing, financial and food security, and health and wellbeing. 

With an overwhelming majority of temporary migrants facing unemployment as a consequence of COVID-19, the reluctance of the Australian Government to extend access to JobKeeper and JobSeeker to Visa holders is nothing short of a humanitarian crisis.

Read the full results here.