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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 2 days ago

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 3 days ago

SA lockdown - assistance to small businesses and employees through tax system
SA lockdown - assistance to small businesses and employees through tax systemArticle

On 23 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa would go into 21-day national lockdown, from midnight, Thursday 26 March 2020 to midnight, 16 April 2020...

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

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Recruitment site over the past year below...

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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