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TERS to be extended until end of National State of Disaster
TERS to be extended until end of National State of DisasterArticle

The Minister of Employment and Labour has announced the extension of the Covid-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) benefits until the end of the national state of disaster...

Joon Chong and Shane Johnson 15 Sep 2020

Covid-19 UIF benefit extended to August
Covid-19 UIF benefit extended to AugustArticle

Employment and Labour Deputy Minister Boitumelo Booi says the Covid-19 Temporary Employers/ Employee Relief Fund, set up to help those who found themselves out of work due to lockdown, will be extended to August...

21 Jul 2020

UIF promises to pay all valid claims
UIF promises to pay all valid claimsArticle

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has undertaken to pay all valid claims which were not paid, as it begins to wind down the massive campaign of supporting workers through the worst effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

20 Jul 2020

UIF tightens relief payment controls
UIF tightens relief payment controlsArticle

In an effort to eliminate the risk of criminals exploiting the Covid-19 Temporary Employee Relief Scheme, the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has introduced new stringent controls to verify banking details of recipients...

14 Jul 2020

Employers urged to declare workers for UIF benefits
Employers urged to declare workers for UIF benefitsArticle

As the UIF begins to follow the trail of the money that has been disbursed since lockdown, Employment and Labour Minister has appealed to companies to declare workers who still need to be paid...

17 Jun 2020

UIF suffers setback due to network problems
UIF suffers setback due to network problemsArticle

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has apologised for the freak break in its network, which has affected plans to capture the May applications for the Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS)...

28 May 2020

TERS payments are exempt from PAYE
TERS payments are exempt from PAYEArticle

Businesses registered with the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) that are suffering financial distress as a direct result of the Covid-19 pandemic qualify to receive financial relief from the Temporary Employee / Employer Relief Scheme...

Graeme Palmer 25 May 2020

UIF reaches out to domestic workers, farm labourers
UIF reaches out to domestic workers, farm labourersArticle

The Department of Employment and Labour has begun efforts to reach domestic workers and farm labourers to enable them to benefit from the Covid-19 relief scheme...

15 May 2020

UIF pays R9.5 billion to workers
UIF pays R9.5 billion to workersArticle

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has disbursed almost R9.5 billion through the Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS).

8 May 2020

How to calculate employees Covid-19 UIF TERS benefit payout
How to calculate employees Covid-19 UIF TERS benefit payoutArticle

How do we calculate the benefits payable to employers, on behalf of their employees, in terms of the Covid-19 TERS...?

Andre van Heerden, Jacques van Wyk, and Bradley Workman-Davies 30 Apr 2020

UIF disbursements surpass R3bn mark
UIF disbursements surpass R3bn markArticle

Government has dispersed R3.3 billion in Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) claim benefits submitted by 1.75 million workers - as relief for the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

29 Apr 2020

Coping with less - concerns over month-end salary
Coping with less - concerns over month-end salaryArticle

For many South Africans, the figure for their April salary is a major concern. There are a number of concerns about the UIF processes as well as concern over whether or not paying certain debts will result in a negative for their record...

Devan Moonsamy 28 Apr 2020

UIF pays out Covid-19 benefits to workers
UIF pays out Covid-19 benefits to workersArticle

A total of 606,462 employees who have lost their income as a result of the lockdown imposed to mitigate against the spread of Covid-19 will receive their benefit from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF)...

21 Apr 2020

Advice for 'non-essential' retailers under lockdown
Advice for 'non-essential' retailers under lockdownArticle

Like many companies selling goods classified as 'non-essential' during the lockdown, Cash Crusaders had to temporarily shut its stores across the country - all 220 of them.

6 Apr 2020

Nxesi urges employers to comply with labour law during lockdown
Nxesi urges employers to comply with labour law during lockdownArticle

Addressing reporters during a social cluster press briefing on Tuesday, 31 March, the minister revealed that some employers were still not adhering to the relevant laws...

1 Apr 2020

Don't lose your home to the lockdown
Don't lose your home to the lockdownArticle

Many home-owners are worried about not being able to pay their bond instalments over the next few months as they face the prospect of reduced earnings...

Gerhard Kotzé 26 Mar 2020

Unpacking the UIF Benefit in response to Covid-19
Unpacking the UIF Benefit in response to Covid-19Article

In the wake of the announcement of the national shutdown, the Minister of Employment and Labour has announced the introduction of measures in response to coronavirus (Covid-19) and its impact on UIF contributors...

Jean Ewang 25 Mar 2020

SA lockdown - Assisting small businesses and employees through tax system
SA lockdown - Assisting small businesses and employees through tax systemArticle

The effect of South Africa's Covid-19 lockdown on businesses and their employees will be harsh, so the government will be taking several steps to support individuals and small businesses...

Jana Botha 24 Mar 2020

New parental leave laws and UIF benefits: dispelling the confusion
New parental leave laws and UIF benefits: dispelling the confusionArticle

Following a period of legal limbo, the government notified employers that the parental leave laws that were promulgated in November 2018 would take effect from 1 January 2020...

Rob Cooper 5 Feb 2020

UIF parental benefits effective... but what about paternity leave?
UIF parental benefits effective... but what about paternity leave?Article

On 29 October 2019, a proclamation was published in terms of which sections 8(a)(cA), 11, 15 and 16 of the Labour Law Amendment Act 10 of 2018 (LLAA) become effective as of 1 November 2019...

Jacques van Wyk 4 Nov 2019

UIF to start process claims for new parental benefits
UIF to start process claims for new parental benefitsArticle

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) will start processing claims for the new parental benefits from 1 November 2019 to contributing and qualifying UIF beneficiaries...

1 Nov 2019

Beware of fake UIF benefits website
Beware of fake UIF benefits websiteArticle

The Department of Labour has warned members of the public of a bogus website that promises to help people to get their benefits from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF)...

20 Nov 2018

Companies urged to obtain UIF compliance certificates
Companies urged to obtain UIF compliance certificatesArticle

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has urged companies to make sure they obtain a compliance certificate or risk being excluded from doing business with government...

26 Oct 2018

Department of Labour to use billion-rand surplus to extend UIF benefits
Department of Labour to use billion-rand surplus to extend UIF benefitsArticle

Sweeping changes to the Unemployment Insurance Act will mean that contributors who lose their jobs can draw benefits for up to a year instead of for eight months...

Annie Cebulski 12 Jun 2018

Labour Law amendments give new families more time to bond
Labour Law amendments give new families more time to bondArticle

In November last year, the Labour Law Amendment Act, 2015 was passed by Parliament. While the media has mostly focused on the right to longer leave for new fathers, the provisions cover a broader spectrum of concerns...

15 Jan 2018

#BestofBiz 2017: HR & Recruitment
#BestofBiz 2017: HR & RecruitmentArticle

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14 Dec 2017

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Confusion regarding UIF contributions continuesArticle

Confusion persists regarding UIF contributions since a new Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) scale of benefits came into effect on 1 April 2017...

19 Sep 2017

New UIF benefits do not equate to increased UIF contributions
New UIF benefits do not equate to increased UIF contributionsArticle

There has been payroll confusion, since the Minister of Labour announced on 17 March an amendment to the ‘scale of benefits' described in the Unemployment Insurance Act 2001, which had to be implemented from 1 April 2017...

Arlene Leggat 17 May 2017

Parliament approves legislation to improve unemployment benefits
Parliament approves legislation to improve unemployment benefitsArticle

The long and tortuous process of getting Parliament to pass the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Bill came to an end with its adoption by the National Council of Provinces on Tuesday...

Linda Ensor 24 Nov 2016

Plans to improve UIF benefits for workers
Plans to improve UIF benefits for workersArticle

There is scope for the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), which has R82bn in accumulated assets‚ to improve the benefits for workers‚ the UIF commissioner Boas Seruwe said on Thursday (23 May).

Linda Ensor 24 May 2013

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