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UK Covid-19: recent developments on CJRS, SSP, and safe workplaces

United Kingdom - July 9 2020 One issue which has received considerable media attention since the third Treasury Direction was published (setting out the framework for the revised…

Australia: High income threshold now $153,600

Australia - June 29 2020 From 1 July 2020, the high income threshold will be increased to $153,600. This amount is significant for 3 reasons: Unfair dismissal eligibility:…

UK Covid-19: new Treasury Direction on Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1 July 2020

United Kingdom - June 26 2020 The Government has today published a further Treasury Direction dated 25 June 2020 setting out the legal framework for claims under the Coronavirus…

Australia: COVID-19 -This week in Employment (19 June 2020)

Australia - June 19 2020 As restrictions continue to ease, this week has seen the Fair Work Commission hand down a number of Covid-19 related decisions, while the Federal…

Australia: Victoria’s new wage theft bill - what does it mean for employers?

Australia - June 18 2020 The Victorian Wage Theft Bill 2020 (the Bill) was passed by both houses of the Victorian Parliament on 16 June 2020. The Bill imposes significant…

UK Covid-19: further guidance on partial furlough published

United Kingdom - June 13 2020 At 9pm yesterday (12 June) HMRC published updated guidance to reflect the changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to permit flexible furlough…

Australia: COVID-19 - This week in Employment (12 June 2020)

Australia - June 12 2020 This week, the NSW Government released the new ‘COVID Safe business’ tool - designed to assist businesses in promoting their COVID Safe credentials…

UK: recent additions to Employment Notes

United Kingdom - June 11 2020 Employment law news over the last few months has inevitably been dominated by Covid-19 developments, which we have covered in numerous posts on this…

UK: Government consultations on neonatal leave, unpaid carers’ leave and domestic abuse survivors

United Kingdom - June 9 2020 The Government has published its response to the consultation on the proposed new right to neonatal leave and pay. Employees whose babies spend at…

UK Covid-19: exemption from 10 June deadline for Job Retention Scheme for family leave returners

United Kingdom - June 9 2020 Tomorrow (10 June 2020) is the latest date an employer can put an employee on their first period of furlough if the employer wants to furlough that…