QLD agricultural employees could be eligible for payments of up to $1,500 to assist with accommodation & transport costs associated with travelling and staying remotely. Applications close once all funding has been allocated or before 30 June 2021.
Employers wanting to claim JobKeeper payments from 28 September will need to reassess their eligibility and prove that turnover has declined. Some businesses that did not qualify for the original JobKeeper payments may find that they now qualify for the new JobKeeper payments.
The Queensland Criminal Code has been amended to enable employers to be prosecuted for stealing if they intentionally fail to pay or underpay their employees’ wages or other entitlements. If you’re an employer, do you know what’s required in relation to the new wage theft offence?
Closing or selling a business can be complicated for both owners and employees. Understand how to manage your employees and your obligations if you close or sell your business.