From today (20 April, 2020), eligible businesses will be able to enrol in the Federal Government’s six-month JobKeeper Subsidy Scheme. This program will assist some car wash operators to keep workers employed throughout the coronavirus crisis. There are vital timelines employers and employees need to be aware of to be eligible to receive the first round of payments from 4 May 2020. Outlined below are the key dates:
Key Dates for Employers
|20 April 2020
|Enrolment opens for the JobKeeper payment open.
|26 April 2020
|Enrolment deadline to be eligible to receive the FIRST JobKeeper payment.
|30 April 2020
Deadline to pay your eligible employees for the first two JobKeeper fortnights (30 March – 12 April and 13 – 27 April).
Deadline to notify your eligible employees and receive completed JobKeeper employee nomination notice from employees.
|4 May 2020
|Applications open to claim the JobKeeper payment.
Key Dates for Employees
Once notified of your intent to claim the fortnightly JobKeeper payments of $1,500, employees must be provided with a JobKeeper employee nomination notice (attached to this email). This form must be completed by the employee by 30 April 2020 to be eligible for the FIRST JobKeeper payment.
Note: Employees with multiple jobs can only claim the JobKeeper payment from one employer.