Managing Sick Leave 2020 Part 1 - Managing Sick Leave and Medical Incapacity - 22 July 2020 (On Demand)


Comply with employment law obligations and manage sick leave during COVID-19

Managing sick leave entitlements and dealing with extended sick leave are common issues affecting all employers.

Right now, many employers have questions about sick leave as they relate to COVID-19.

In this webinar, we will answer questions relating to sick leave and medical incapacity, including:

What are your lawful obligations relating to sick leave?

How can you support staff returning to work after longterm sickness or injury?

When can you decide that you can’t keep a position open and terminate for medical incapacity?


22 July 2020


In this webinar, we will cover:

  • How to manage sick leave during COVID-19
  • What are an employee’s sick leave entitlements?
  • Asking for medical information
  • How to manage staff who are frequently sick
  • Dealing with suspected “sickies”
  • Supporting staff returning to work
  • Employer’s legal obligations including to act in good faith
  • How to deal with medical incapacity and termination
  • Avoiding discrimination
  • Practical tips on employment agreements
  • Guidance from case law


This webinar is suited to anyone seeking practical guidance on managing sick leave, including HR professionals, managers, business owners, and employers from all industries.

It is also useful for business professionals, such as lawyers and accountants, who want to keep their clients informed on best practice and reducing costs.


Julia Shallcrass, Director, KiwiBoss Limited

1.5 CPD Hours

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $215.00 excl. GST

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