The Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) was introduced to support workers who lost income during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the support mechanism was abused by individuals who were not entitled to relief.
Several relief measures were introduced to support citizens during the Covid-19 related lockdowns, however, some people took advantage of this and decided to use social relief initiatives to enrich themselves.
The Temporary Employer/Employer Relief Scheme (TERS) was introduced to supplement the loss of income workers experienced due to the Covid-19 related lockdowns.
When the Covid-19 pandemic reached South Africa, the country was placed into a hard lockdown. This severely impacted people's ability to work and generate income.
The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) acknowledged that many workers in South Africa lost income due to the Covid-19 related lockdowns. This saw the introduction of a new relief scheme offered by the fund.
The Covid-19 related lockdown meant that many South Africans lost income as they were not able to work.
The Temporary Employer/Employer Relief Scheme (TERS) was introduced to assist people financially during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Department of Employment and Labour are currently conducting a blitz to check on compliance of businesses in the hospitality sector.
South Africa's Special Investigating Unit (SIU) found that government education employees and healthcare workers were the most frequent defrauders of the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF).
The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has thanked employers for rectifying mistakes made in their application for the Temporary Employer / Employee Relief Scheme (TERS).
The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) offers a number of different benefits for people who have become unemployed or have not been able to work for a number of reasons.
The COVID-19 TERS benefit is a government intervention administered by the UIF to provide relief to workers whose salaries have been affected by the implementation of the National State of Disaster and subsequent lockdown periods.
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