Workers ineligible for UIF can now claim Ters benefit
Minister Thulas Nxesi has amended a directive pertaining to Ters to now allow workers to claim even where their employers did not register them for UIF
Thousands of workers left without means to put food on the table during the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown have found some relief now that they can access Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) special benefits, even if their employers have not registered or paid contributions.
Employment & labour minister Thulas Nxesi on Monday amended a directive pertaining to the Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (Ters) to now allow workers to claim even where their employers did not register them for UIF, provide the required details, or pay the necessary contributions...
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