Channel Chat – TERS applications 16 September 2020 – 15 October 2020

(COVID-19) TERS benefit applications for 16 September 2020 to 15 October 2020 is open and will close on 31 December 2020. No further applications for this period will be accepted beyond that date. TERS benefits are, still, only available where the employer: Is not yet permitted to operate, either fully or partially, due to lockdown…

Channel Chat – TERS APPLICATIONS FOR AUGUST- SEPTEMBER ARE OPEN

TERS APPLICATIONS FOR AUGUST 2020- SEPTEMBER 2020 ARE OPEN TERS applications for the period of 16 August 2020 to 15 September 2020 are open: https://uifecc.labour.gov.za/covid19/ This period’s benefit is limited to employees of employers: Are not permitted to operate either fully or partially operate due to lockdown regulations; and or Cannot implement special measures for vulnerable…

Channel Chat – NEW COVID-19 WORKPLACE REQUIREMENTS (Deadline: 21 October 2020)

Additional (COVID-19) obligations on employers have been issued by the Employment and Labour Minister. These all become effective on 21 October 2020. REFUSAL TO WORK DUE TO EXPOSURE TO (COVID-19) An employee can refuse to work if, with reasonable justification, he or she, or a health and safety representative believes there is an imminent and…

Channel Chat – (COVID-19): Categories of employees who may claim TERS for the extension period (01 July 2020 – 15 August 2020)

An employer, or employee, may claim TERS benefits for the extension period starting from 1 July 2020 until 15 August 2020.  The new directives cover the following categories of employees whose employers are: Not permitted to operate under the Disaster Management Regulations: Where a business has, because of the lockdown regulations, been unable to operate,…

Channel Chat – (COVID-19): PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON PROGRESS IN THE NATIONAL EFFORT TO CONTAIN THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC- 12 JULY 2020

The following (President Cyril Ramaphosa Addresses the nation) refers: 1.  President Cyril Ramaphosa On Progress in The National Effort to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic – 12 July 2020 2. Government Gazette Vol 661 12 July 2020 No 43521 3. Summary: = 276 242 Confirmed (COVID- 19) cases. 🤒 The fatality rate remains the lowest in…