$1 BILLION APPRENTICESHIP WAGE SUBSIDY REQUIRES MORE WOMEN TO PUT THEIR HANDS UP FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

$1 BILLION APPRENTICESHIP WAGE SUBSIDY REQUIRES MORE WOMEN TO PUT THEIR HANDS UP FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Wage subsidies for new apprenticeships will help thousands of school leavers find work in a post-COVID economy, but industry leaders say the plan risks leaving women behind. The $1.2 billion plan unveiled by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday will provide wage subsidies of 50 per cent to businesses taking on new apprentices from Monday,…