Employee sick leave now ten days

Landscaping business owners and employees should note parliament has passed legislation meaning minimum sick leave entitlement is to become ten days per year from July 24 – doubling the current five days per year entitlement


The update follows the passing of the Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill, which gained assent on May 24 2021.


Most employees who have worked for an employer for six months or over are entitled to sick leave if they, or a dependent, are sick or injured.

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