The Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (Ters) is unconstitutional to the extent that it does not provide for qualifying employees to apply for the relief benefit themselves if their employers fail to do so, NGO Casual Workers Advice Office (CWAO) has said.

The CWAO has launched a labour court application against labour & employment minister Thulas Nxesi; co-operative governance & traditional affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma; President Cyril Ramaphosa; and Teboho Maruping, commissioner of the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF)...

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