More messages from your neighbours
5 hours ago

Poll: Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

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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Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
  • 57.5% Yes, five days is not enough
    57.5% Complete
  • 13.4% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13.4% Complete
  • 29.1% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    29.1% Complete
859 votes
7 hours ago

How much should your council rates rise?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, With one week until Auckland Councillors decide this year's rates rise, and the size of the Covid-19 hit Emergency Budget, public feedback on rates is fairly evenly split. How much do you think your's should rise? Read the story below:

40 minutes ago

Clothes Swap Saturday, 15th August - Dress for Success

Sylvia Heywood from Soroptimist International North Shore

Ladies, here is your opportunity to swap your old for “new” we will be accepting great quality womens clothes (no mens or childrens), shoes, boots and accessories (hats, scarves, gloves and costume jewellery). Refreshments provided & Raffles.
All funds raised will be donated to Dress For Success

Saturday, 15 August 2020 @ 2.30pm-4:00pm - $5 entry
Unit 4D, 2B William Pickering Drive,
Rosedale, North Shore.