More women are entering full-time employment.
Workers are in hot demand so now's the perfect time to ask for a pay rise.
National's policy plans to get young people off the Jobseeker benefit.
"This is an uncomfortable and difficult judgement to make."
The number of work-ready people on jobseeker support to the end of June was 100,086.
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"That is SO GROSS."
Meanwhile, Opposition MPs say the data confirms a "grim reality" for New Zealand.
"The bottom line here is that anyone in a job is a good thing, that's the pathway to dignity."