I write in response to your Official Information Act request, dated 29 April 2019. You requested the following information:
1) All correspondence internal to the DHB (not correspondence from the DHB to the union, but correspondence between individuals or departments within the DHB) that discussed paying for sick leave and paid bereavement leave for casual HCAs and nurses, or internal bureau HCAs and nurses, and not paying for sick and bereavement leave for casual HCAs and nurses, or internal bureau HCAs and nurses.
a. This includes meeting notes and emails and any other notes of telephone conversations etc.
2) We would specifically like a copy of the information sent from the DHB, possibly HR, to the casual/ bureau manager or duty managers, which sets out the parameters within which sick leave will be paid, or not.
Our response is attached