4 Dec 2017

FIRST Union's Robert Reid on working-for-dole idea

From The Panel, 4:12 pm on 4 December 2017
Shane Jones

Shane Jones Photo: RNZ / Chris Bramwell

The regional work-for-the-dole-on-a-minimum-wage scheme proposed by Shane Jones. "I am not ", he says, "going to remain silent any longer while my young ne'er-do-well nephews in Kaikohe and other places fall victims to the gangs."

Robert Reid from FIRST Union joins The Panel for a discussion about the value of work but also the difficulty of trying to ship off young people to plant trees for the minimum wage.