The John Hyde Archives

Historic archive of articles and newspaper columns written by former Australian politician John Hyde OAM.

The OECD & Youth Employment

Industrial Relations 

  • The Australian Bureau of Labour Market Research (BLMR) states that youth employment was adversely affected by increase in relative youth wages in the 1970s.
  • There is a substantial barrier to downward flexibility.
  • Any further employment gains by youths are the expense of adult employees.