Unemployment rate stays put at 4.2 per cent despite fall in hours worked

Gerard Cockburn
By Gerard Cockburn
Updated February 17 2022 - 1:04am, first published 12:55am
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The latest labour force figures show the unemployment rate has remained stable despite a big fall in the number of hours worked due to forced isolations and staff shortages.

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