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Re: jobkeeper - employee changed from full time to casual

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Hi,

We have had an employee who is eligible for jobkeeper resign, but they have continued with us employed in a casual position.

With continuous service, are they still eligible for jobkeeper in their casual role?

thanks

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Hi @jj2234,

 

Thanks for reaching out.

 

If the employee was changing from permanent employment to casual employment with the same employer and the employment was continuous, regular and systematic as at 1 March 2020 then yes, prior service as a permanent employee would satisfy the 12 month rule. If the employee was on a fixed-term contract then their prior service wouldn’t count towards the 12 months.

 

There is more information about the JobKeeper payment for employers on our website.

 

I hope this helps.

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Former Community Support

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Hi @jj2234,

 

Thanks for reaching out.

 

If the employee was changing from permanent employment to casual employment with the same employer and the employment was continuous, regular and systematic as at 1 March 2020 then yes, prior service as a permanent employee would satisfy the 12 month rule. If the employee was on a fixed-term contract then their prior service wouldn’t count towards the 12 months.

 

There is more information about the JobKeeper payment for employers on our website.

 

I hope this helps.

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Thanks Alyce, that's perfect. (Sorry I missed that response when I searched earlier.)