The festive season can be tough for many people, especially those who have recently not been able to work due to COVID-19. Which is where UIF comes in, they have created a fund which provides workers with payments to help them while they are unable to return to work.
Now that President Ramaphosa has extended the National State of Disaster to 31 January 2021, it begs the question, will the Unemployment Insurance Fund be extending the Covid-19 TERS fund as well? Well, here's what we know.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has called Government's move to not extend the Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme 'reckless' and 'outrageous'. They are now calling on the President to extend TERS funds and are saying that this will have many question who is in charge.
It is now your last chance to apply to benefit from the Covid-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (TERS). The fund has said that they will make sure that all the outstanding valid claims are paid.
The Unemployment Insurance Fund has exceeded R51 billion in payments for Covid-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (TERS). The fund has now said that they will make sure that all the outstanding valid claims are paid.
Now that Government has officially announced that they'll be extended the R350 Special Relief of Distress grant for another three months, will the Unemployment Insurance Fund follow? Everyone is now asking whether the Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) will now also be extended for another three months.
The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has now resumed Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (TERS) payments to beneficiaries. Beneficiaries will now start receiving funds are payments were suspended for two weeks due to an investigation at the fund.
The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) will be paying beneficiaries of the COVID-19 Temporary Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) from today. This comes after payments were put on hold for two weeks following the investigation by the Auditor-General.
The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has extended closing dates for applications for the Covid-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) until the end of the national state of disaster. Each application period announced by the UIF has its own closing date.