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
Hey neighbours, welcome to alert level 3!
Cafes can operate but only for contactless pick-up or delivery.
Where did you get your first takeaway coffee?
Please post a photo and describe why you picked this place!
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?