COVID-19 Employment Law
On 9 April 2020, the Commonwealth Government made fundamental changes to the Fair Work Act giving effect to its JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme. Around 6 million workers will receive a minimum payment of $1,500 per fortnight through their employer.
David Chin SC and Christopher Parkin, together with Ian Neil SC, have published a “Guide to the JobKeeper Scheme”. You can download a copy here.
David Chin SC also spoke about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the regulation of employment to the ABC:
and to the Australian Financial Review (access to these articles requires a subscription to the AFR):
Published On : April 9, 2020