With Covid-19 still a very real risk, people who are unwell are told to stay home, and to keep any sickly kids home too - but what if you don't have any more sick leave owing?
Most Kiwis are entitled to five days of sick leave a year, but some - often those in lower paid jobs - get less.
New Zealand’s minimum sick leave allowance is one of the lowest in the OECD. In Australia they get 10 days, in most European countries it’s even more.
Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
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59.7% Yes, five days is not enough59.7% Complete
14.3% No, I never use mine up anyway14.3% Complete
25.9% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis25.9% Complete
Make sure to update any manual clocks (don't forget about our older neighbours who might need a helping hand) and have a wonderful spring weekend!
Last year, we were absolutely overwhelmed with the Neighbourly community's response to our Local Likes campaign - so we want you to go in for round two!
This time we've got 50 chances for you to win a $100 voucher to go towards the business you've nominated. Head through and let everyone know why your favourite small business is worth supporting.
Just wondering if anyone local has a portable chainsaw mill they don’t use anymore and would be interested in selling?