National Code of Conduct for Leases

Introduction National Cabinet has published a code of conduct for leasing to apply during the period of the COVID-19 pandemic (defined by the period during which the Jobkeeper programme is operational) and a reasonable recovery period after the pandemic ends (referred to in this note as the 'moratorium period'). There is [...]

2020-04-17T14:11:17+10:00April 17th, 2020|

JobKeeper Payment Rules

Introduction The Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Rules (Rules) were released over the last weekend. These Rules set out the things that the Treasurer is permitted to do under the framework of the Coronavirus Economic Response Package legislation. Employer's entitlement The Rules determine which employees (defined as eligible employees [...]

2020-04-17T14:04:01+10:00April 17th, 2020|

FWA amendments: more options for employers eligible for JobKeeper payments

We have recently provided updates on temporary variations made to some modern awards and the proposed introduction of additional measures such as pandemic leave and annual leave at half pay in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a further response, the Federal parliament has now passed the Coronavirus Economic Response Package [...]

2020-05-19T08:43:15+10:00April 15th, 2020|
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