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"Now what do I do, come to work sick because I cannot afford to stay home without pay?
"I’d really appreciate it if this issue were brought forward into the new collective agreement negotiations
"None of my kaiako have any sick leave left this year
"I’ve had two weeks unpaid leave this year because I used up all my sick leave
"I will feel supported and will have time to get better
"I come to work sick when I should have been at home recovering
"I never have any [sick leave] left by the end of the year and will often come to work unwell
"I have no idea how I am going to get through to next April with no sick leave
"This puts everyone else at risk including the sick person
"Teachers are so close to burn out if they aren’t already burnt out