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Debunking 'unskilled' labour: April 16, 2020

Debunking 'unskilled' labour: April 16, 2020

Debunking 'unskilled' labour: April 16, 2020 Debunking 'unskilled' labour: April 16, 2020, 14.28 MB
Thursday, April 16, 2020

Currently, only essential services are operating. Much of those essential services are everyday things like busses or food stores. Those things that keep us going to work and keep us alive. The workers in these areas are often classified as ‘unskilled’ which brings with it hugely negative connotations about a person’s worth in regard to their work. Hanna Thompson looked into this and spoke with Associate Professor of Sociology Campbell Jones at the University of Auckland.

 

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