Thursday, June 10, 2010

Mothering is Work that Govt gets on the cheap


National would like to force single parents of young children into work, but it's a bit of a dilemma for them as childcare and training is costly, and they have recently slashed funding for both of these. The very cheap rate (survival only) at which single mothers work for nothing on a benefit raising future workers isn't completely lost on them.

Here's the Herald article on forcing mothers into paid work:
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10651097
Posted by president at 7:04 PM

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