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Accessible HTML version
Only the Proposal and Relation to government priorities sections of this Cabinet paper are extracted below in HTML. If you require a full HTML version please contact [email protected] and cite CAB-20-SUB-0402 as a reference.
Cabinet Paper CAB-20-SUB-0402: COVID-19 Creating a Resurgence Wage Subsidy Scheme and Amending the Leave Support Scheme
- This paper seeks agreement to the criteria for a Resurgence Wage Subsidy Scheme in response to the increased Alert Levels put in place in August 2020. The paper also seeks agreement to amend the Leave Support Scheme to better support the public health measures to restrict the spread of COVID-19, and directs officials to advise on longer-term options to improve access to the Leave Support Scheme.
Relation to government priorities
- This proposal supports the Government’s response to COVID-19 by making changes to the range of financial support available to businesses and workers, to support adherence to public health advice.