Employees given quarantine order must use sick leave, not annual leave

Modified 17 Mar 2020, 10:22 am

CORONAVIRUS | Employees who have been issued with a quarantine order due to Covid-19 cannot be forced to use their annual leave, said the Human Resources Ministry.

"Employees given a quarantine, observation or home surveillance order cannot be forced to use their annual leave for the quarantine period as annual leave is a workers' right," it said in a statement today....

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