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COVID-19: (Australia) Further Changes to Jobkeeper: What do Employers Need to Know Now?

Earlier today, the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (JobKeeper Payments) Amendment Bill 2020 was passed by Federal Parliament, which has resulted in further changes to the JobKeeper Payment scheme including changes to the flexibility provisions under Part 6-4C of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act). This new legislation has unofficially been dubbed Jobkeeper 2.0. 

Whilst a number of provisions currently in force remain unchanged, we table below the key changes that take effect from 28 September 2020.

To review a complete list of changes and read the Bill in full click here. 

Click here to view a list of key topics and changes. 

Copyright 2020 K & L GatesNational Law Review, Volume X, Number 245
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 Michaela Moloney, Partner, Melbourne
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Ms. Moloney has worked for a wide cross section of clients including employers in the public sector, health, education, retail, energy and manufacturing industries and has significant experience in all aspects of employment, industrial and discrimination law. She acts on a broad range of matters for employers including drafting and interpreting employment agreements and policies, managing employee issues arising out of sale of business and outsourcing transactions, assisting employers with the discipline of employees and termination of employment, negotiating collective agreements,...

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Nick Ruskin, KL Gates, Australia, employment claims lawyer, anti discrimination issues attorney
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Mr Ruskin practises in labour relations and employment law. He represents corporations in a number of industries including energy, retail, services and healthcare, and public sector clients in the health, higher education, government and community sectors.

He has extensive experience in labour disputes, employment claims, anti-discrimination issues, legislative compliance, advocacy before tribunals and providing forthright, practical advice to clients.

He has been engaged from time to time as an external consultant to...

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Paul Hardman, KL Gates, Workplace Safety Investigations Lawyer, Labor Disputes Attorney
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Mr. Hardman is a partner in the Labour Employment and Workplace Safety practice in the Brisbane office. He provides a wide range of advice and services to clients regarding employment, safety, investigations and disputes relevant to the workplace.

He is an experienced advocate and has appeared extensively in both State and Federal courts and tribunals in employment, safety and other contentious matters. He has experience across a broad range of industries including construction, water, manufacturing, agricultural, petroleum, gas and mining....

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 John Rodney Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety Attorney K & L Gates Sydney, Australia
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Mr. Rodney has extensive experience in employment and work health and safety law and commercial litigation. He has been involved in a number of significant work health and safety prosecutions and has extensive experience and exposure within the coal mining, metalliferous and extractive industries and underground construction industry. Mr. Rodney has gained significant experience through his involvement in numerous investigations by the regulatory authorities, inquiries and coronial inquests.

He is one of the few lawyers who has acted as an external prosecutor for the WorkCover...

61.2.9513.2313
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Ms McIntosh is a lawyer in our Labour, Employment and Workplace Safety group. She has experience assisting on advising both large domestic and international corporations, stated owned public hospitals, government organisations and departments as well as community.

This is a temporary biography. A complete biography will be available soon.

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