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COVID-19

Claiming COVID-19 Benefits-UIF

The Unemployment Insurance Fund will compensate affected workers through a new “National Disaster Benefit” and its existing Illness, Reduced Work Time, and Unemployment benefits. The benefits which can be claimed in respect of the UIF by an employee as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak in South Africa include: Reduced Work Time Benefits Illness Benefits …

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Claiming COVID-19 Benefits-UIF

COVID-19 And Compliance With The Occupational Health And Safety Act (OHSA)

With the arrival of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the 15th of March 2020 and provided clear guidelines for the country’s response to the viral outbreak. Decisive action has been taken by the State to curb the spread of the virus. At this time, employers need …

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