“Not paying a just wage, not providing work, focusing exclusively on the balance books, on financial statements, only looking at making personal profit. That goes against God!” – Pope Francis, 1 May 2013
The Living Wage has emerged as a response to growing poverty and inequality that continues to hold back so many Kiwi workers, their families and our economy. In Aotearoa New Zealand, Living Wage Week occurs from 1-7 August. The Catholic Diocese actively supports the Living Wage Movement. Follow the links below to hear an important statement from Bishop Patrick Dunn (Bishop of the Auckland Diocese) and read supporting documentation that explains why we as Catholics should be advocating that everybody receives a just wage. The latest initiative of PF1 has been to promote Living Wage Week. To find out more about this click here.
- Having intentional meetings
- Building relationship
- Collaborating with others
- Framing a question in a public forum.