How long does an FEG claim take?
We aim to process claims within 16 weeks of an effective claim being made. This is a general guideline as claims sometimes do take longer where there are difficulties in calculating entitlements, complexities in the claim assessment or during periods of high demand for FEG assistance.
Who can claim FEG?
You may be eligible for FEG assistance if you: have lodged an effective claim within 12 months (of either the date you lost your job or the date of the liquidation or bankruptcy of your former employer)
What does FEG pay out?
FEG is a scheme of last resort that provides financial assistance for unpaid employee entitlements in insolvency. ... If eligible, you may be entitled to receive financial assistance for the following unpaid entitlements: wages – up to 13 weeks of unpaid wages. annual leave.
How we assess fair entitlements guarantee claims?
Assessment of claims under the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) will generally follow four stages: claim validation. claim assessment. recommendation about your eligibility.
The outcome letter will outline:
- the decision.
- the reasons for the decision.
- your rights to have the decision reviewed.