COVID-19 Budget: Fijians who tested positive will be paid 21 days sick leave

Fijians who tested positive to COVID-19 will not have to worry about sick leave.

Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said during the Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2020 COVID-19 Response Budget.

“To shift the burden of sick leave off of businesses and ensure employees do not have to use their leave, the Government will pay 21 days COVID-19 leave for low-income Fijians who have tested positive for the virus,” he said.

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