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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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60.3% Yes, five days is not enough60.3% Complete
13.7% No, I never use mine up anyway13.7% Complete
26% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis26% Complete
Countdown supermarket's decision to open on New Year's Eve 1990 caused traffic to back up over the Sydenham overbridge as far as Brougham St.
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Grey power says Lock up those that break the quarantine rules as they are playing with the health of the nation. I whole heartedly agree with them. Some of these idiots are treating this as a joke. The only way to make them see sense is to get tough with them. They are being housed at our expense and should be told GO OUT AND YOU GO TO PRISON.