Media Statements


UIF sustains 43 433 workers in the Northern Cape Province with covid-19 TERS14/03/2023
UIF Commissioner joins forensic auditors in Cape Town to further intensify follow the money audit after securing a hefty 10 year sentence for Covid-19 TERS fraud03/03/2023
UIF pays out R22,6 million to 4942 former teaching and general assistants in iLembe and harry Gwala districts of KwaZulu-Natal27/02/2023
Employment and Labour expresses sympathy to the family of a deceased – Limpopo24/02/2023
Basic Income grant is financially and economically sustainable and therefore can be introduced in South Africa24/02/2023
Employment and Labour Director General unveils a wish to formalise the informal sector24/02/2023
BRICS collective efforts can make a meaningful difference in the lives of people24/02/2023
Good news for farmworkers and domestic workers as Minister Nxesi hikes wages22/02/2023
Falling Union Membership - A threat to Decent Work Agenda22/02/2023
Worker rights occupy centre stage at BRICS Summit21/02/2023
Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted huge decent work deficits in South Africa – Department of Employment and Labour DG, Lamati20/02/2023
BRICS meeting gets underway in Johannesburg amidst challenges of economic growth while also protecting employee rights20/02/2023
If you think compliance is exorbitant, try noncompliance – cautions Employment and Labour Deputy Minister, Moloi20/02/2023
MHI Regulations are a mechanism to reduce the risks of potential major incidents involving dangerous substances – Department of Employment and Labour 17/02/2023
Employment and Labour’s Inspection and Enforcement expresses shock over conditions of migrant work in South Africa16/02/2023
Employers are urged to inform UIF officials in advance about possible retrenchments15/02/2023
Employment and Labour’s Inspection and Enforcement Services host an Employment Standards conference in KwaZulu Natal15/02/2023
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) Commission extends submission of inputs in its investigation into the protection of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in South Africa 06/02/2023
Employment and Labour inspectors to conduct blitz inspections of employers operating in the Kumba iron ore mine in Kathu- Northern Cape 06/02/2023
Any injury or disease contracted in the line of duty should be reported to the Compensation Fund03/02/2023
It is unfair labour practice for an employer to unilaterally alter hours of work or other conditions of employment in implementing the NWM31/01/2023
Qualifying dependants of an employee who died on duty can claim for the fatal benefits from the Compensation Fund27/01/2023
South Africa remains the most unequal country in the world – says Employment and Labour Inspector-General, Moiloa27/01/2023
It’s “open season” for scammers – Department of Employment and Labour warns public to be vigilant26/01/2023
Department of Employment and Labour Open Day and taking services to the people campaign on mission to assist many clients as possible in Polokwane26/01/2023
Employment and Labour kick-starts its three-day employer Open Day and taking services to the people in Polokwane25/01/2023
Compensation Fund paid over 5 million in medical invoices as part of the North West mall activation campaign24/01/2023
UIF campaign of paying former teaching and general assistants moves to Umgungundlovu District after disbursing R25,1 million in Zululand 24/01/2023
Employment and Labour Minister T.W Nxesi passes heartfelt condolences and calls for urgent investigation into the cause of death of the seven farm workers who died in Kakamas in the Northern Cape20/01/2023
The UIF paid over R1 billion to workers during December 202218/01/2023
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