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…

Channel Chat – (COVID-19): TAXI SHUTDOWN

Special reference is hereby made to the section as highlighted in blue, in addition Taxi Associations are calling for a 100 (One hundred) % load capacity, by vehicle type as per SABC2 this morning (22 June 2020), notwithstanding the subject of the Taxi Relief Funds: Ref_ https://www.enca.com/news/taxi-shutdown-gauteng-monday Please see extracts as prepared by our Legal…