Investing in people: Intermediate Labour Markets as pathways to employment
Getting the long-term jobless into mainstream employment is a major challenge for Australian governments, especially in areas of concentrated disadvantage.
BSL's approach, also used effectively overseas, is to use an Intermediate Labour Market (ILM) as a bridge between long-term unemployment and the mainstream labour market.
This research report presents initial findings about the effectiveness of ILM programs, drawing on interviews with staff and participants and also proposing a framework for a cost–benefit analysis.
Last updated on 16 June 2020