The Department of Employment and Labour published a new directive dated 15 July 2021.
This Directive extends TERS benefits from 15 March 2021 to 25 July 2021 for employers who were not permitted to commence operations, either partially or in full and who operated in a Sector which is listed in Annexure A: i.e.
The second group of employers can claim TERS from 28 June 2021 to 25 July 2021. These employers are specified in Annexure B: i.e.
Also included are:
The Directive provides a list of documents that would be required to apply for the benefits for companies outside the industries specified in annexure A or B.
Employees who do not qualify for TERS but are still not able to work full time or earn their full salary can claim the Reduced Working Time Benefit. Unlike TERS this claim will use their UIF credits (1 day’s UIF for every 4 days contributed to a maximum of 12 months).
We are still having difficulty resolving UIF claims from 2020 for employees:
If you require more information with regard to these claims. Please contact the office for more information with regard to TERS claims.