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Violence and Harassment in the Workplace Under the Spotlight


Department of Employment and Labour The employment and labour department has reminded stakeholders to make submissions to address gender-based violence and harassment at the workplace. The Draft Code of Good…

Consolidated Directions on OHS Measures in Workplaces Drawn Up


Department of Employment and Labour Consolidated Directions on occupational health and safety measures in certain workplaces have been drawn up. The employment and labour department published the Directions in Government…

Compensation Fund Notes Rising COVID-19 Claims


Department of Employment and Labour The Compensation Fund Commissioner, Vuyo Mafata, has called on workplaces to remain vigilant and enforce the expected standards of safety, hygiene and the required Covid-19…

COVID-19 TERS Benefit Payments Resume


Department of Employment and Labour Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) benefits payments have resumed. In a statement, the employment and labour department described the payments as a “campaign that…

Covid-19 TERS Benefit Payments Extended


Department of Employment and Labour Coronavirus Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) benefit payments have been extended until 15 September 2020. The employment and labour minister, Thulas Nxesi, pointed out…

AG Report on COVID-19 TERS Benefits Under the Spotlight


Department of Employment and Labour The Auditor-General’s (AG) report into payment of UIF Coronavirus Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) benefits points to numerous gaps, risks and inadequate controls and…

UIF Resumes COVID-19 TERS Benefits Payments


Department of Employment and Labour The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has announced the resumption of payments of the Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) Benefits after a 24-hour delay. According…