Friday, 27th March, 2020
Was just about to turn my computer off ... you have heard enough from me this week ... but more changes to the wage and leave subsidy entitlements just in, and they apply from tonight. The roller coaster rolls on. Read Robertson's press release below.
Thanks to Employsure who hosted over 100 members today with us. The Q and A went on and on and we didn't get finished. We are holding another Zoom session on Tuesday at 10 am. Please book your slot. We will cap numbers on this one, and organise more sessions so that your question can be responded to (if possible).
Food vouchers are on their way way for those in need. Thanks for your help in getting world out to short term working visa holders .. over 450 now registered here https://www.qldc.govt.nz/covid-19#need-help
Looks like more help is also on their way from government with announcements that working visa holders will be able to be deployed to alternative workplaces (where appropriate) from today. Be great to see some form of emergency accommodation allowances paid to this valuable group of people who can't move because of the lock down. Let's treat them kindly too.
Over and out.