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The time is right to talk about the future of work: PSA


The time is right to talk about the future of work: PSA


The PSA is excited for today’s launch of Progressive Thinking: Ten perspectives on the future of work, the third publication in the Progressive Thinking series.

"We at the PSA think the time is right for a national conversation about the future of work," says Glenn Barclay, PSA national secretary.

"People want to work in workplaces that are fair and secure, healthy and safe, personalised, trustworthy, and effective. All workers need and deserve fair working conditions and a secure future; they need to be supported and valued as individuals.

"We can either leave it to others to decide this for us, or we can step up and change the way we do things. We favour the latter. This is a challenge that the PSA accepts and encourages everyone to be part of."

WHAT: The launch of Progressive Thinking: Ten perspectives on the future of work, a booklet featuring ten leading authors, unionists, academics and campaigners writing on a range of topics surrounding the future of work.

The launch will feature a panel discussion MCd by Max Rashbrooke, featuring five of the contributing authors.

WHEN: Today, Tuesday 23rd October, 12:30 - 1:30pm

WHERE: Level 6, PSA House, Aurora Terrace, Wellington

WHY: We at the PSA think the time is right for this conversation. The need for equal pay and for low wages to be addressed is part of everyday discussion, and there are clear calls for workplaces to address their workplace cultures and to end bullying and sexual harassment. New Zealand is not alone in this. The emergence of new, technology enabled forms of work, and vastly enhanced data management capability and its implications for privacy, are prompting governments around the world to reconsider how they regulate not just "employment" but newer forms of work.

The event will be live streamed on the Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/155833098697202/

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