17 Sep 2018

Hiding mental illness while working for minimum wage

5:35 pm on 17 September 2018

In the sixth episode of Minimum, a short documentary series about women working for minimum wage, Jadwiga explains how she felt she had to hide her mental illness from her employer. The call centre operator says after she began visiting a counsellor, her employer limited her work opportunities, so when she became seriously mentally ill she felt she couldn't be honest about what was happening.

Read about Minimum, and watch the previous episodes here

*Minimum was produced for RNZ by Notable Pictures, with the support of Loading Docs, and with funding from NZ On Air.

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