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
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People will get to have their say on Wellington's blueprint of its future. Councillors on Thursday voted on its draft spatial plan and gave the green light for city-wide engagement. The draft plan shows six-storey buildings in places like Johnsonville, as well as buildings of up to 10 storeys in Te Aro. How would you like Wellington to look in 30 years?
It’s arrived. A vision about how our city will look 30 years from now is taking shape, and we’re keen to know what you think!
We to hear how well Our City Tomorrow (the Draft Spatial Plan) meets the goals of ensuring a compact, resilient, vibrant and prosperous, inclusive and greener Wellington City.
To find out more and give your feedback, head to planningforgrowth.wellington.govt.nz...
Submissions close Monday 5 October at 5pm.