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3 days ago

Poll: Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

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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Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
  • 60.3% Yes, five days is not enough
    60.3% Complete
  • 13.6% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13.6% Complete
  • 26.1% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    26.1% Complete
4147 votes
30 minutes ago

Small white dog found on Royal view road

Varun from Te Atatu South

He has recently had a hair cut and has a little pink spot near his nose. We found him near the walkway to the park off royal view road. He has no collar. Please get in touch if you are the owner, if you know the owner or if you have seen this dog in your neighborhood and you might be able to help with finding the owner.

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31 minutes ago