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Businesses should stay open where it is necessary and safe during current crisis 
"It is being said that we are facing a health crisis and an economic crisis. Some say we are at war. But even in wartime we keep our industries crucial to our survival operating. And if we can substantially minimise health risks, we should not put people out of work," Innes Willox, Chief Executive of the national employer association Ai Group, said today.
Tuesday 31 March 2020

Joint Statement from the Australian Industry Group and the Australian Workers' Union 
The Australian Workers' Union (AWU) and Ai Group are joining forces to urge that every effort is made to ensure Australian manufacturing businesses remain safe and can continue to supply the needs of Australian households, businesses, community organisations and health providers.
Tuesday 31 March 2020

JobKeeper Payment will help businesses stay in business and keep their employees
"The support the Federal Government is providing for wage and salary earners is a welcome boost to the employment prospects of many Australians. The JobKeeper Payment will help businesses and other employers stay in business and help them retain their employees," Innes Willox, Chief Executive of national employer association Ai Group, said today.
Monday 30 March 2020

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