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With an increase in South Africa’s unemployment rate in the final quarter of 2022, more people will rely on the financial support of the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF). 


The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) provides financial relief to workers who are either unemployed or unable to work. Those who would like to claim benefits, can submit a manual application form.


The relief provided by the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) ensures that workers who are unable to work receive some financial support.


Employers are required by law to contribute to the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF). Failure to contribute to the fund could leave workers without crucial financial relief if they are unable to work. 


In South Africa, workers are required to contribute to the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF). This money can be accessed if they are unable to work for several different circumstances. 


Losing income can be extremely stressful. This stress can be compounded without the relief you are entitled to from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF). 


Maternity leave is necessary for mothers of newborn babies to bond with their children. However, this often means time away from work.


The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) paid out nearly R1 billion to 180 833 beneficiaries in December after it decentralised its u-Filing claims from Pretoria to provinces.


The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated South Africa into a more digitally savvy society. More and more people are completing tasks online which in the past would have required them to complete in person.


Losing your job can be extremely stressful. You have no income but your living expenses remain.


Due to a shutdown period, the Unemployment Insurance Fund will soon pause the processing of payments until January 2022. 


The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has urged contributors of the fund to rectify all mistakes made in applications for benefits.


 Every month, workers contribute to the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF). This money can be accessed should they require short term financial relief if they lost their job.


Many workers lost income due to the Covid-19 enforced lockdowns. The South African government established the Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) to supplement the lost income of these workers.  


The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) provides short-term financial relief to workers who have contributed to the fund. 


The South African labour force is made up of around 22 million individuals, of which 34.9% are unemployed.


The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) provides short-term financial relief to workers who need to have their income supplemented.


The Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) was introduced to help supplement workers' income as many companies were shut down during the Covid-19 lockdown.


The word retrenchment is filled with uncertainty and can be extremely grim news for workers. Here's the forms you need should you become entrenched.


The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) provides workers for temporary financial relief should they find themselves in a position where they are unable to work.

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