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Come what may, the UIF will pay

The fund – the main safety net for unemployed workers – will run at an almost R20-billion deficit

Snip, snip: Mboweni eyes wage bill, other future spending cuts

Last year, the finance minister noted that increased government spending has failed to promote growth over the past decade

Eastern Cape citizens don’t have to visit the labour department for UIF

This measure, aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19, may shortly be introduced in other regions.

Bus tour operators plead for help

The tourism transport sector was hammered during Covid-19 levels four and five and is asking the government for financial assistance

Auditor general points to the state’s flaws enabling Covid-19 graft

AG Kimi Makwetu’s ‘real-time’ audit of contracts and relief schemes indicate ‘a higher risk of fraud and abuse of funds’

UIF resumes relief payments after investigation delay

Temporary relief payments were suspended pending an investigation, but the UIF says it’s back on track

Fight the disease of corruption in the same way we fight the coronavirus

Gogo Dlamini, Themba Dlamini’s mother, died of Covid-19, but Mzanzi has a chance to rid the country of fraud and exploitation and instead serve ‘Gogo Dlamini’, the people of South Africa

Three million jobs lost and hunger surging amid Covid-19 crisis — survey

Income shocks and the breakdowns in social protection schemes have had consequences for hunger and food insecurity in South Africa

Unemployment fund, CCMA face jobs bloodbath

State bodies shielding workers have been weakened by budget cuts and high demands

Possible lockdown retrenchments are already soaring

After just three months of lockdown, more than 100 000 workers could lose their jobs

Workers battle for UIF payouts

Snarl-ups at the Unemployment Insurance Fund and bosses not assisting employees worsens people’s suffering

SA’s economy expected to contract by 7.2% in 2020

The economy is in a depressed state, and Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has called for cautious use of the country’s finances to avert plunging into a sovereign debt crisis

Workers rights rolled back as Covid-19 strikes

The economic crisis triggered by the pandemic has laid bare longstanding deficiencies in labour rights around the world

Rabid denialist unhinged me

Paddy Harper's getting a Covid-19 Ters payout, the government works and life is more free. He was happy until Maskless Muppet pitched

Women farmworkers call for labour centres to be opened

Many womxn who live and work on farms have suffered immensely during the Covid-19 lockdown

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