When it comes to leave entitlements and mental health, there are some rights and obligations both employees and employers should be aware of.
Almost 37% of Australian workers do not have paid sick leave. We need to fix this if we want people not to turn up to work when sick during the coronavirus pandemic.
One quarter of Australian workers have no paid sick leave. They are more likely than most to work in service industries, dealing with people face to face.
People aren’t productive at work when they’re ill and they risk infecting others, writes Michael Tam.