Quick Answer: Can My Employer Make Me Work For JobKeeper?

Can you be fired while on JobKeeper?

The short answer is yes, you do still have the right to terminate an employee even while they are receiving JobKeeper..

Can I fire someone on JobKeeper?

An employee can resign when receiving JobKeeper payments from their qualifying employer. This also applies if there is a JobKeeper enabling direction in place including to work fewer hours, change duties, or change work location. When an employee resigns, they may need to give their employer notice.

What if I get another job while on JobKeeper?

You can earn additional income without your JobKeeper payments being affected as long as you maintain your employment (including being stood down) with your JobKeeper-eligible employer. I hope this helps. Still you get job keeper as long your are casual worker.

Can you have 2 jobs on JobKeeper?

Yes – you can earn additional income and claim JobKeeper through your original employer as long as you maintain your employment with them.

Can you get JobKeeper and still work?

If you are still working — such as reduced hours — then you will be eligible to receive the JobKeeper Payment. However, if you are not currently working due to incapacity and you are being supported through workers’ compensation arrangements then you will not be eligible for the JobKeeper Payment.

Can my employer refuse to pay JobKeeper?

Employers can’t pick and choose who they nominate. If they are an eligible employer and choose to claim the JobKeeper Payment, they must nominate all their eligible employees. Individual employees can elect not to participate.

Can my employer ask me to work more hours on JobKeeper?

No, you don’t need to work more hours to match the JobKeeper payment. … An employee can refuse a request to work unreasonable additional hours; If the only reason for a request to work additional hours is to ‘match’ the amount of the JobKeeper payment, that is not likely to be reasonable.

Is it too late to apply for JobKeeper?

16 June 2020 If you’ve experienced a fall in turnover and you meet the eligibility criteria, you can still enrol for JobKeeper Payment. To apply you need to: enrol in the month you want to start claiming for.

Can your employer make you work for JobKeeper?

Although the JobKeeper Enabling Directions allow employers to stand down staff and reduce hours, the scheme does not allow employers to direct permanent employees to perform work in addition to their ordinary hours.