There’s a lot to be said for the amendments proposed for the UIF.  Firstly the maximum payment of benefits is for 365 days in a four year period as opposed to the previous 238 days.  This will alleviate much hardship.  Secondly, any employee on a learnership programme can now claim UIF on the expiration thereof and thirdly the maternity benefits will rise to two thirds of the earning and will also cover an employee who [...]

2014-11-27T11:11:54+00:00 April 1st, 2014|