Domestic workers want recognition for Covid-19 relief benefits
Unions and other bodies want domestic workers, for whom the pandemic has had a devastating effect, recognised by the UIF
SA’s domestic workers have called on the government to declare them contributors to the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) to access the Covid-19 relief benefits the employment and labour department is disbursing.
On March 25, minister Thulas Nxesi established the Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Felief scheme (Ters), administered by the UIF, to provide relief to those in formal employment expected to lose their income due to the coronavirus lockdown...
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