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
It is just under 5 weeks till this years Fabric Fair, we still have a few tables available and we would love some more donations for our charity table, supporting King Street Artworks. If you have something to donate message us to arrange collection or you can drop off at King Street Artworks.
Does anyone recognise this little cat we found in the middle of lake ferry road ? After knocking on some doors we’re taking him to the vets as he doesn’t seem too good :-(
Can anyone verify that yesterday 110 nonEnglish speaking Chinese arrived at Novotel Ellerslie On a Turkish Airlines flight which went via HongKong, arriving here at 8.15. One person alone had 180kgs of baggage, let alone all the rest. Are our borders closed or not.