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
Oh me goodness...our politics are all shambles, not sure I want to vote this year...came across this article today...just makes it worse... who do you intend to vote for? Of all those colmar brunton polls etc I have never participated or asked to participate so cannot really believe whats said...hence this poll. Its quite obvious the two main players are Nats vs Lab and thats why I only added them as well as the obvious one First National.
20.9% National20.9% Complete
46.3% Labour46.3% Complete
0% First National0% Complete
10.4% Other party10.4% Complete
6% not going to vote6% Complete
16.4% still undecided16.4% Complete
Our August SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now, and it's filled with lots of handy information and opportunities for seniors.
This issue includes a story about the benefits of volunteering and how to get involved, as well as an update on the changes to NZ Super and Veteran's Pension.
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