Media Statements

  
  
Employment and Labour Minister hails arrests over defrauding of Unemployment Insurance Fund’s R5.7 relief payments05/07/2020
Two labour centres in Gauteng temporarily closed due to covid-19 case 03/07/2020
Brits labour centre temporarily closed due to covid-19 case 03/07/2020
UIF to continue accepting claims for the three month period of the Covid-19 TERS benefit02/07/2020
Klerksdorp labour centre temporarily closed due to covid-19 case 02/07/2020
Latest Unemployment Figures – Department of Employment and Labour30/06/2020
Employment and Labour Department takes precautions as employees test positive for Covid-19 29/06/2020
Labour inspectors close several businesses in Knysna26/06/2020
UIF reiterates its commitment to pay Covid relief benefits until June as May payments top R8-billion26/06/2020
JHB Magistrates Court grants bail to seven Chinese nationals arrested for alleged human trafficking and violation of labour laws 24/06/2020
UIF awaits business rescue report regarding its R1.2-billion investment in Edcon group19/06/2020
UIF pays close to R6-billion in May relief payments alone while claims for Compensation grow steadily19/06/2020
Several labour offices affected by covid-19 as virus continues to spread17/06/2020
Employment and Labour Head Office and its entity Compensation Fund temporarily closes to deal with covid-19 cases but continues to process claims15/06/2020
Minister Nxesi appeals to companies to furnish outstanding details over withheld lockdown relief payments15/06/2020
JHB Magistrates Court to make a second ruling in the bail hearing of seven Chinese nationals arrested for alleged human trafficking and violation of labour laws 15/06/2020
No immunity from Covid-19 as another employee tests positive in Western Cape12/06/2020
Magistrate expresses frustration as bail hearing of seven Chinese nationals arrested for alleged human trafficking and violation of labour laws drags on10/06/2020
Workers diagnosed with Covid-19 can return to work under strict conditions10/06/2020
Employment and Labour Department takes precautions as employees test positive for covid-1908/06/2020
Medical workers file for compensation claims as a result of COVID-19 infections08/06/2020
Precautions taken as Cape Town employee tests positive for COVID-1907/06/2020
UIF pays all workers including properly documented foreign nationals, says Commissioner Maruping04/06/2020
Productivity SA makes call for youth to apply for Itukise Programme Internship02/06/2020
Gauteng claims half of the Unemployment Insurance Fund lockdown relief benefits02/06/2020
UIF makes good progress on promise to capture and process may lockdown payments with R1-billion already processed for payment01/06/2020
Department of Employment and Labour prepares to resume services30/05/2020
UIF continues to make a difference in lives of workers with close to R16-billion paid for COVID relief benefits29/05/2020
We are back on for submission of May TERS benefit claim applications - UIF28/05/2020
UIF apologises for delay in capturing may claims as a result of freak break of fibre connectivity27/05/2020
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