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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 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

How maternity/paternity leave structuring impacts your salary
How maternity/paternity leave structuring impacts your salaryArticle

Despite years of progress and an increased awareness surrounding gender equity in the workplace and society in general, women bare a disproportionate responsibility when it comes to childcare...

Muhammed Goolab 16 Apr 2019

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 calls on ex-miners to claim their benefits
Labour calls on ex-miners to claim their benefitsArticle

The Department of Labour and the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) have launched the long-awaited registration campaign of unclaimed benefits for ex-mineworkers in the Northern Cape, targeting Hartswater in Phokwane Local Municipality.

1 Jun 2018

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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

Benefits of the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act
Benefits of the Unemployment Insurance Amendment ActArticle

The new Act will make benefits available to a much larger proportion of the workforce, and also has the potential to stimulate economic growth.

Arlene Leggat 25 Jan 2017

Labour Department 'breaking own rules'
Labour Department 'breaking own rules'Article

It is a department tasked with enforcing the rights of workers but now the Department of Labour is being dragged to court for failing to adhere to its own rules.

Zoë Mahopo 10 Dec 2013

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