Job insecurity and poor work-life balance affect whole family, not just workers

Research by UniSA’s Centre for Workplace Excellence (CWeX) shows that poor work-life balance and job insecurity can affect the whole family – not just individual workers.

Saturday 15 May is the UN International Day of Families, and UniSA is highlighting research about work-life balance and job security.

While the recent Federal Budget suggests overall unemployment in Australia is on the way down, many sectors are still struggling with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

For industries like tourism, the arts, and higher education, the future is still uncertain, with many workers in these sectors facing increased job insecurity and the potential for poor work-life balance due to challenging work conditions.

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