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I work in a salon, and our hours have reduced about 50-30%. We are paid hourly and also earn commission after hitting certain targets in a fortnightly pay run.

During Covid, we were receiving the 1500 (before tax) JobKeeper payment.
We are also still hitting our targets, in which we would normally be paid a certain %.

Should we still be receiving our commission? I figure since the ATO is paying wages, the business itself has no wage bill in the fortnight, yet still bringing in a significant amount of revenue even working at half capacity.
Is it a matter of ethics? Or should we still make our small percentage of commission on top of JobKeeper payments?

Thanks!
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Former Community Support

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Hi @FMC,

 

Unfortunately, based on the information you have given us this is not a question that can be answered here on the Community.

 

From what you have said you believe you are not receiving enough money under JobKeeper when compared to your normal salary and commissions arrangement.  As such, you would need to refer to the Fair Work Commission guidelines on pay and the jobkeeper scheme, which sets out how much you can expect to receive now as compared to your normal pay conditions pre Covid19.  If you still have issues with your employer after that, Fair Work can assist you with JobKeeper disputes, and you can also let us know via this specific Making a tip off process that we have set up to report illegal or behaviour of concern.  

 

AlBar

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Devotee

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Your your normal rate of hours actually worked + commission is less than 1500 per fortnight you are only entitled to the 1500 less tac power fortnight. There is nothing unethical about this. This is how the government set up the scheme. Your employer might be found well from the scheme but that is the whole point of it to make sure businesses are stronger on the other side of JK.

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Former Community Support

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Hi @FMC,

 

Unfortunately, based on the information you have given us this is not a question that can be answered here on the Community.

 

From what you have said you believe you are not receiving enough money under JobKeeper when compared to your normal salary and commissions arrangement.  As such, you would need to refer to the Fair Work Commission guidelines on pay and the jobkeeper scheme, which sets out how much you can expect to receive now as compared to your normal pay conditions pre Covid19.  If you still have issues with your employer after that, Fair Work can assist you with JobKeeper disputes, and you can also let us know via this specific Making a tip off process that we have set up to report illegal or behaviour of concern.  

 

AlBar