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Companies receiving jobkeeper have laid off more than 700,000 excluded workers – The Guardian

Treasury figures lay bare the impact of the Coalition’s decision to shut out short-term casual workers and temporary visa-holders

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Almost three-quarters of a million employees of companies receiving jobkeeper were laid off because they were ineligible for wage subsidies, according to an Australia Institute analysis of data in the Treasury review.
The Treasury review, released on Tuesday, reveals that between mid-March and the end of April half of all ineligible employees of companies claiming the $1,500 fortnightly payment were laid off.
The figures lay bare the impact of the governments decision to exclude 1.1 million sh…

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