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
What do you think should be introduced or reintroduced as part of the curriculum in modern day schools?
Auckland will shift down to alert level 3 lockdown at midnight tonight.
Businesses will be able to operate using contactless options for ordering, pick-up, delivery and payment.
The financial blow of Covid-19 lockdowns on business has been harsh.
Are you planning to support a local business in alert level 3, and if so which one?
Grab a bag of Tegel Chicken Portions - Nashville hot, Louisiana not hot. Partner with Watties Shoestring Fries. Mash up some spud or grab a bag of ready mash and pour some Maggi Chicken and Herb Gravy over the top and Bob's ya cat. Ready for chip dippin. All in the safety of your own home. Bon Appetit!