1001EHR Tutorial ExerciseName: Lin Wang (Lynn)Student No: S 2874039 Tutor Name: Sue RessiaWeek No & Date: 3th week, 8th August 2013Tutorial Time Thursday 17:00-17:50Venue N53 -1.21Case Name or Exercise Name: Australia’s large casual workforce masking real unemployment rateAnswer(Done at home prior to the tutorial)Corrections/refinement during tutorial discussion – feedback(Done in class)Q1. What reference to the lecture and the textbook, what factors can help explain the growth of casual and part-time work1) Financial impact is a significant factor. In the case, Philippa Barr living under the stress and she is looking for a full-time job to cover daily expense, but she find 3 casual works to instead. As a result, people seek more causal work to instead full time job.
2) During global financial crisis, many employers changed to casual and part-time jobs. Before they change back to full time, they still doing part-time job to cover their life expense.3) Workers’ entitlement is another factor may cause the growth of casual. Some older workers back to part-time jobs because they may need to earn more money for their superannuation.Q2. What are the benefit and drawbacks of these jobsBenefit:1) Workplace flexibility2) For workers, they can test market, find ideal jobs and avoid doing only one career.3) For company, they can save the money from superannuation and insurance.
Drawback:1) Too much casualization may bad for the broader economy.2) Workers may lose sick leave, annual leave, and superannuation.3) The skill of works may on a various level and unprofessional, which may affect the effectiveness of the company.
Q3. Do you agree that Generation Y job seekers are more inclined to seek out casual and part-time work? WhyYes, according to the case many older workers’ superannuation have taken a hit.Many Generation Y have work experience when they are still at school and clear their career…