Grey Power is an organisation that has as its main goal to advance, support and protect the welfare and well being of New Zealanders 50 years old and older. We not aligned with any political party, and present a strong united lobby to all Parliament and statutory Bodies on matters affecting New Zealanders. We have a meeting this Friday at 10AM at the Senior Citizens Rooms which are on the left as you enter Countdown, Queensgate car park. Our guest speaker will be Tracey Martin, Minister for Seniors. Prospective new members are also welcome to attend this meeting.
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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60.1% Yes, five days is not enough60.1% Complete
13.9% No, I never use mine up anyway13.9% Complete
26% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis26% Complete
International travellers flying into New South Wales are now paying A$3000 (NZ$3168) for their two-week stint in hotel quarantine. Travellers will be charged A$3000 for one adult, A$1000 for each additional adult and A$500 per child aged three and over. Children under three will stay free of charge. Do you think Kiwis should be charged for their isolation costs? Nzwww.stuff.co.nz...
0% Yes: All people coming into NZ should pay for their isolation0% Complete
0% No: It's something the Government should pick up0% Complete
0% ReturninTravellers should pay part of the cost0% Complete