Why carers and prison officers should be paid the same care economics Feb 11, 2021

For over 24 years Kristine Bartlett had worked as an age-old carer on Te Ika-a-Māui, the north Island of New Zealand.

The year was 2011 and she loved her job. But she was earning just above minimum wage. The male gardeners cutting the grass outside the care homes were routinely paid more than the...

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