COVID-19: Australia to introduce pandemic leave payment,says Australian PM
Aged care workers across Australia will be given paid pandemic leave
Families of all frontline healthcare workers who died from Covid-19 will be eligible for compensation package,Health Minister announces
Unpaid pandemic leave and annual leave flexibilities now available
New Zealand: COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme
Ministry of Social Development (18.08.2020) The COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme (used to be 'COVID-19 Essential Workers Leave Support') is available for employers, including sole traders, to pay their employees who can't work. This means your employees: can't come into work because they are in one of the affected groups and Ministry of Health guidelines recommend they stay at home, and can't work from home.
The Leave Support Scheme will be paid at a flat rate of:
Issuance of sick leave certificates
All coronavirus related guidelines of the National Insurance Institute
Bangladesh: Covid-19 and Rights of the healthcare workers
The Daily Star (30.06.2020) The government of Bangladesh has taken several positive measures to cope with the current crisis. On 7 April 2020, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced special insurance and stimulus for healthcare workers (HCWs) and other employees of the republic for their frontline roles in the fight against coronavirus. Special incentives include health insurance of Tk 5-10 lakh (according to rank), and the amount will be five times higher if anyone is at higher risk of death or dies from the virus.
Malaysia: Socso scheme helps cut workers’ mishaps while commuting to work
Daily Express Online (10.10.2019) Socso scheme helps cut workers’ mishaps while commuting to work. Elopura Assemblyman, Calvin Chong, said awareness on road accidents involving workers heading to or from work is important. He said, according to a study by the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros), about 30 to 40 per cent of accidents occur due to road users’ attitude.