Bradford talks of more jobs
Political activist Sue Bradford is running a workshop about job creation this evening.
The workshop, Decent Job Creation, is being held at the Auckland Action Against Poverty offices in Onehunga.
Ms Bradford will look at the issue of ‘‘decent job creation in our current situation and beyond, analysing key concepts, ideas and challenges’’.
Ms Bradford is a member of the poverty action group as well as a member of the Mana Party.
She has expressed a long-term commitment to working on issues affecting unemployed people, beneficiaries, low paid workers and their families.
Earlier this month she spearheaded a picket outside a safety meeting held at MP Paula Bennett’s Henderson office in protest over welfare reform.
‘‘The harm done by the welfare reforms will be a far bigger cause of desperate poverty, crime, addictions, homelessness and family violence than any contribution a lack of street lighting or police on the streets might make,’’ Ms Bradford says.
The poverty action group says that any discussion about unemployment needs to go hand-in-hand with a discussion about creating decent jobs.
The workshop is open to everyone who is interested in jobs and welfare activism.
Snacks and drinks will be offered from 5.40pm, with the workshop running from 6pm to 8pm at 86 Princes St, Onehunga.