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    Unpaid trials, work experience and internships - what's the difference?

    Work Experience Unpaid Work TrailsBusinesses should be careful that they are not in breach of employment laws when inviting a candidate in for an unpaid trial shift. Some unpaid trial shifts are lawful, and others are not.

    A recent the study commissioned by the Federal Department of Employment, found 58 per cent of people aged 18 to 29 had done unpaid work experience in the past five years. It also estimated a third of Australians aged 18-64 had done some unpaid work as part of an internship or a job trial.

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