Employees who have been stood down from work under the Fair Work Act 2009 without pay may still be eligible employees as long as they were in your employment and met the eligibility criteria on 1 March 2020.
You will be required to have paid them at least the minimum amount of $1,500 for each fortnight you claim for, to receive the Job Keeper payment.
If you terminated an employee after 1 March 2020, you can re-engage them and they will be eligible if they met the eligibility criteria on 1 March 2020.
If you want to claim the Job Keeper payment for employees you have re-engaged, you will need to:
You will only be paid a Job Keeper payment for employees from the fortnight they were re-engaged. You cannot claim retrospectively for employees you re-engage.