The officials suspended over alleged irregularities in the disbursement of relief funding meant to support workers and employers during the Covid-19 lockdown are back at work after their suspensions were lifted, the department of employment & labour said on Monday.

In September 2020 UIF commissioner Teboho Maruping, CFO Fezeka Puzi and COO Judith Kumbi were placed on suspension with full pay — pending a forensic investigation by the Special Investigating Unit. This  followed a probe into the Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (Ters) by the late auditor-general Kimi Makwetu...

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