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Duncan Disorderly
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100,000 workers on dole and work ready – yeah right!

OPINION: Carrot’s not cutting the mustard. Time to apply the stick.

NBR columnist Duncan Garner speaks with Calida Stuart-Menteath.

Duncan Garner Tue, 26 Jul 2022

There are just over 100,000 Kiwis regarded as ‘work ready’ sitting at home on the dole – or what is these days rather ironically called the Jobseeker Benefit.

Jobseeker, you will soon learn, is a very loose way to describe their approach to paid work.

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