Further to our Blog last week, the government has announced the effective date of the New Sick Leave Entitlement Amendment Bill.

 

From 24 July 2021, minimum sick leave entitlements will increase to 10 days per year. Employees will get the extra five days when they reach their next entitlement date – either after reaching 6 months’ employment or on their sick leave entitlement anniversary (12 months after they were last entitled to sick leave).

 

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