The merSETA is following all precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. All stakeholders are urged to also play their part in this offensive against the pandemic.
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In Line with Section 8 of The National Disaster Regulation 10, the Minister of Employment and Labour has announced measures that the Department will put in place under the current special circumstance relating to the Corona virus (COVID-19) and its impact on UIF contributors.
The Unemployment Insurance Fund will assist affected workers through existing benefits including Illness, Reduced Work Time, Unemployment and Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) benefits.
The Unemployment Insurance Commissioner, after consultation with the Unemployment Insurance Executive, has also developed a Corona Virus Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (COVID19TERS) to contribute to the containment of the Corona Virus and its impact.
Employer/s that have to enforce lockdown as regulated and who might require financial assistance from the UIF should access information regarding available funding through a dedicated mailbox: email@example.com.
The process is outlined in the COVID19TERS document under Announcements.