A Living Wage is the income necessary to provide workers and their families with the basic necessities of life. A Living Wage will enable workers to live with dignity and to participate as active citizens in society.
Avoiding products that have been tested on animals or outrage at deep sea drilling are increasingly common. We don't like to think our actions cause suffering. Poverty wages also cause suffering and also should cause outrage. A recent decision by Auckland Council to oppose deep sea drilling could be a sign of a change of heart about their approach to their own low paid workforce. Read more in a recent blog by Annie Newman
Pictured below mayoral office cleaner, Malia Lagi, speaking for a Living Wage at the Auckland People’s Assembly