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Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill

Introduced on Dec1, 2020 under Urgency. The Bill increases a qualifying employee’s sick leave entitlement from 5 to 10 days’ sick leave per 12-month period. Currently, a qualifying employee may carry over up to 15 days’ of unused sick leave. The Bill keeps the maximum current entitlement as 20 days. Opposed by National and ACT referred to the Education and Workforce Committee with a report back by April 6, 2021. Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill