Italian librarian gets sick pay to look after her dog

Italian librarian gets sick pay to look after her dog
 

A woman in Italy has been given the right to use family sick pay to look after her dog.
The librarian, who doesn’t want to be identified, is single and says she considers the dog, who she rescued from a park, to be her family.
She adopted Cucciola, 12, after she was found abandoned in a Rome park and took two days off to look after her as she recovered from surgery for a breast tumour and a larynx problem.
But she ended up in court, saying she shouldn’t lose payment for the days she didn’t go to work.
Her lawyers used Italy’s strict animal protection laws which say it is a crime to leave an... read more

 
12 October 2017 in Hot News, Views: 37
Source: Metro
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