CRITICAL INFORMATION FOR APPRENTICES DUE TO THE IMPACT OF THE CORONAVIRUS
“While all workers are and will come under significant
pressure due to Coronavirus, Apprentices are particularly vulnerable due to the
historical lack of protection they receive from regulatory bodies and industry.
Due to them all too often being treated as exploitable short
term labour instead of the future skills of our industries, there are already
too many cases of apprentices being left behind or treated terribly.
Here is an information pack for apprentices, their employers
and tradespeople supervising about processes and what support is in place.
As always, contact the CEPU if you need further
Michael Anderson, State Secretary CEPU Tasmania