The JobKeeper Wage Subsidy Program is coming to a close, at least, Stage 1 is. When this historic program was launched in March 2020 it was thought that collectively we would be in a Post COVID world by now. However, as the original end date of 27/9/2020 looms very close, the reality that Post COVID is still many months away has been accepted, and JobKeeper has been extended into Stages 2 and 3, albeit in a changed manner. As the date for the end of Stage 1 looms ACAPMA explores common practical questions facing businesses.
The JobKeeper Program comprises of two elements; the wage subsidy and the flexibility provisions. The first place to start is to understand the operation of these two elements. Check out ACAPMAs detailed articles on these for the general and detailed information on the program operation.