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Scott Morrison opens door to paid pandemic leave for workers needing to self-isolate – The Guardian

PM asks industrial relations minister to discuss it with unions and business, more than four months after unions demanded it

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Workers could gain the right to paid leave to self-isolate during the coronavirus pandemic after Scott Morrison revealed he had asked the industrial relations minister to discuss it with unions and business.
Unions first demanded paid pandemic leave in mid-March, and the prime minister opened the door to introducing it on Wednesday, revealing he had asked Christian Porter to conduct consultations in recent days.
The Australian Council of Trade Unions and small business representatives welcomed…

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