More low-paid jobs for refugees proposed
TT/The Local · 17 Aug 2010, 08:21
Published: 17 Aug 2010 08:21 GMT+02:00
The proposals are outlined in Sabuni's new book "The New Sweden" (Det nya Sverige), which will be released on Tuesday.
"It is extremely important that we are a bit unconventional if we are to succeed," she told Svenska Dagbladet on Monday.
Sabuni believes that it is unfair that parents are entitled to 16 months of parental leave even if the child is four or five when he or she arrives in Sweden. She sees it as an obstacle for women to enter the workforce.
She wants a low-wage sector for foreign-born workers with little education and training. She said that there is a difference between a well paid job and one that is poorly paid. However, the difference between having and not having a job is much greater, she added.