At the election in September voters will face a choice between a government led by Andrew Little with a fresh approach to give every New Zealander a fair share in prosperity or the continuation of a tired government, out of touch and stuck in the past.
A choice between fairness and inclusion or deepening inequality and division.
Labour’s Future of Work conference, which kicks off on Wednesday, brings together some of the world’s most progressive thinkers to look at how best New Zealand can respond to the rapidly changing nature of work.
“The Pasifika and Future of Work paper released today shows Pacific people have real opportunities but also challenges in the coming years as the nature of work changes,” says Grant Robertson, Chair of Labour’s Future of Work Commission.
Labour’s Working Futures Plan will provide three years of free post-school education across a person’s life so New Zealanders can thrive in the 21st century economy, Opposition Leader Andrew Little announced today.
“The nature of work is changing rapidly and our education system must keep up if we are to seize the opportunities of the future. To compete in the new economy, New Zealand needs one of the best educated workforces in the world.
Internationally renowned economists and authors Robert Reich and Guy Standing will be the keynote speakers at Labour’s Future of Work Conference in Auckland in March.
Robert Reich is a world renowned economist and former Secretary for Labour in the Bill Clinton administration. Professor Guy Standing is well known for his bestselling book The Precariat about the problems generated by uncertain work conditions.