On 25 March 2020, the Minister of Employment and Labour signed a directive implementing the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) C19-TERS programme.
On 25 March 2020, the Minister of Employment and Labour signed a directive implementing the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) C19-TERS programme. An amendment to this directive was Gazetted on 8 April 2020 (signed by the Minster on 6 April 2020).
A further two directives were signed on 16 and 20 April 2020 respectively, however these are yet to be Gazetted. There was some initial confusion, however on 29 April 2020, the UIF issued a new FAQ publication, which has answered some questions for employers wishing to claim from the UIF, and is in line with all four Directives issued.
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