During the current Covid 19 crisis we are focussing extensively on UIF as the mounting financial burden on families is leaving them destitute.
We have outlined below some of the way to ensure your application gets approved without unnecessary delays.
While UIF is overwhelmed with claims and urgent pleas for assistance, there are some things that claimers can do, to be proactive in finding out the reason for the delay in payment. Your employment history and associated documentation is of utmost importance and if this is correct, it will go a long way to ensuring that your claim goes as fast as possible.
The Unemployment Insurance Fund has announced a further extension to the Temporary Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) benefit payments until September 15.
This means that the government will offer lockdown relief funds to qualifying sectors by placing cash in the hands of workers during the lockdown period.
The TERS benefit is available for employees whose employers are: –
- Not permitted to commence operations either partially or in full in terms of the Regulations published in terms of the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 (“Regulations“);