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COVID-19: implementing the JobKeeper Program

In this special report, we summarise the JobKeeper Program - described by Prime Minister Scott Morrison as “the biggest economic lifeline in Australia’s history” - including details on what is currently known about the eligibility requirements, implementation process, the industrial implications and common questions asked by employers.

Treasury has now issued the JobKeeper Program Rules.

You can access a copy of COVID-19: implementing the JobKeeper Program here, or click the ‘DOWNLOAD PDF’ button.

This article was originally co-authored by Nicholas Ellery.

This article is part of our insight series COVID-19: Navigating the implications for business in Australia and beyond. To get notified by email when new COVID-19 insights are released, please subscribe for updates here.



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