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Coronavirus information: Find out about your workplace entitlements and obligations during the impact of coronavirus. We have information about the JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme, pay and leave entitlements, stand downs from work, workplace health and safety, and more.

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  • Information for Victorian workplacesIf your workplace has been affected by restrictions in Victoria, we have information about your workplace entitlements and obligations. Find out more. 
  • Paid pandemic leave for residential aged care employeesThe Fair Work Commission has added an entitlement to paid pandemic leave for residential aged care employees covered by the Aged Care, Nurses and Health Services Awards. Find out more. 
  • The Commission has announced a 1.75% increase to minimum wagesThe 1.75% wage increase started on the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2020 for frontline health care and social assistance workers, teachers and child care employees, other essential services and the National Minimum Wage. These rates are now available in our pay tools. Find out more.
  • Modern Award Review: Changes to some awards from 1 July As part of their Modern Award Review, the Commission made changes to 6 awards. These changes started on the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2020. Read on to see if these changes affect you.
  • Changes to the Parental Leave Pay Scheme From 1 July 2020, eligible employees can split their Parental Leave Pay so they take it over 2 periods within 2 years. Find out more about the changes.

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  • Fair Work Ombudsman ( @fairwork_gov_au) Our myth busting video series looks at some of the common myths about workplace entitlements during the coronavirus… 2 days ago
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