COVID-19 Update: Extension of the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy

Yesterday, Thursday 14 May 2020, the Government announced an extension to the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy, as part of its $50b COVID-19 recovery budget.  In this article, we outline the eligibility requirements employers must meet to apply for the Wage Subsidy extension, and what entitlements they could receive. Wage Subsidy extension The Wage Subsidy extension will be available from 10 June 2020 until 1 [...]

COVID-19 Update: Extension of the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy2020-05-26T03:38:28+12:00

COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme – All You Need to Know

An outline of eligibility requirements and entitlements With the current economic landscape, employers need to ensure that they remain up to date with subsidies that are available to them. Of note is the Leave Support Scheme, which as of 1 May 2020, is available for essential and non-essential employers that meet the criteria. This payment was formerly called the ‘Essential Workers Leave Support’, [...]

COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme – All You Need to Know2020-05-26T03:31:25+12:00

COVID-19 Update: What to do when your employees refuse to return to work

With the recent move to level 3, and impending level 2, more and more employees will be returning to their place of work. For many of these employees, gone are the days of extended periods of leave or working from home. With the Prime Minister’s announcement on level 2 scheduled for Monday, the earliest we could see level 2 is after 11:59pm on [...]

COVID-19 Update: What to do when your employees refuse to return to work2020-05-26T03:31:55+12:00
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