THESE ARE YOUR
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#ILostMyHospoShift

May 29, 2020

Taz

I was offered to go to be stood down on unpaid leave until we can resume operating. 3 days later my contract was terminated. Nothing had been passed onto the employees and frankly their total lack of empathy for their ‘valued’ staff is disgusting.
May 29, 2020

Sophie

I have stopped getting any shifts and the business had to close and let staff go. I have applied for many other jobs over the past 2 weeks and have not heard back from any.
May 29, 2020

Walter

No shifts no money Need a roof over my head Need power need food Stressed anxiety
May 29, 2020

Mark

I cant pay rent and may have to fly back to New Zealand and leave my life in Australia behind with all my possessions and bills
May 29, 2020

Peter

Shut down
May 29, 2020

Peter

Have to apply for centrelink, already surviving week to week, now I have to survive for 3-4 week’s without any support.
May 29, 2020

Nicola

we Had to close down the restaurant and to avoid more spreading of the virus we decided to close for takeaway as well I’m on a bridge visa waiting for the temporary visa to be approved My wife’s a kiwi and she lost her job as well. No help so far for us
May 29, 2020

Selly

Just unsure what is the future outlook of my career, too many people been let go
May 29, 2020

Alex

My work was my some source of income, and as a casual worker that income was in constant flux. Now that I’m out of work I lack the requisite documents to make a welfare claim and the phone system is overloaded. Tough times.
May 29, 2020

Sue

Lost my job totally.
May 29, 2020

Simon

I have been let go just started a new job and 1 month later this all starts
May 29, 2020

JIAHUI

there are less tourists booking the hotel, so i have less workload. i wan t to go to university in the nest year, i need to save money, obviously, it is hard time, i just want to keep safty now.
May 29, 2020

Duygu

I did my last job on 21st Saturday as I have been in this catering job as a chef for 7 months. They ended my casual employement
May 29, 2020

Conroy

Business stopped as no one in Cbd
May 29, 2020

Sam

Because people are told to stay indoors (fair enough)… *People stupid panic buying *People self isolating *People being cautious *People afraid to go out *People have lost their jobs hence no money
May 29, 2020

Hamish

Mental health worries
May 29, 2020

Mia

Work forced to shut down and all of us lost our jobs. No income nothing
May 29, 2020

Alex

Lost all my hours at both my jobs. Both places have had to cut casuals in order to stay afloat until further notice. I’m on a 417 Visa waiting for my permanent residency visa to come through and I get no financial support through either my own Irish government or the Australian. I truly feel like I’ve been forgotten in all the madness while struggling to keep food in and a roof over me and […]
May 29, 2020

Tim

I can no longer work, pay bills, buy groceries, I’m down to my last hundred dollars…. what makes it worse is I’m a New Zealander and not eligible for the stimulus package
May 29, 2020

Mel

I’m now unemployed because the restaurant where I worked wasn’t making enough with the takeaway side of things to keep the place open so they made the decision to close
May 29, 2020

Nik

Whole Bar had to close, and I am now out of work entirely.
May 29, 2020

Neal

Hotel is shutdown. No-one is working, except for bottle shop. Around 15 casuals have lost all shifts. Management (full timers) have also been stood down.
May 29, 2020

Sagar

I’ve lost my shifts and have very high chances of shutting down soon.
May 29, 2020

Mellisa

Go let go nearly 2 weeks ago got 3 kids so times are tough
May 29, 2020

Krishna

Heartbreaking no work at all
May 29, 2020

Ron

I’m financially screwed
May 29, 2020

Kurt

Permenabnt Full time contract stood down
May 29, 2020

Amy

The company I work for has had to close a catering kitchen and 2 cafe sites due to weddings and events being canceled and business dropping off dramatically. We are all looking after each other and staying home now.
May 29, 2020

Joshua

I’ve lot my job
May 29, 2020

Chuck

No work, no income to pay rent. Also I’m an international student who had uni fee about 13000 upcoming to pay in few months. I’ve been trying to find a job in my study area which is social work but it’s difficult.
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