UIF welcomes arrest of accused in COVID-19 TERS scheme fraud

LOCAL The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has welcomed the arrest of 16 suspects accused of swindling R2.2 million from the COVID-19 TERS scheme. The suspects were apprehended in Gauteng and the North West province. The UIF’s Commissioner Teboho Maruping says, “It’s a combination of both the employers and employees. We[…]

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Minister Nxesi welcomes arrest of five people who allegedly defrauded UIF of R5.7 million in Covid-19 relief funds

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has welcomed the arrest this weekend of five suspects accused of being part of “the enterprise that scammed R5.7 million” from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) meant to provide relief for workers during the coronavirus (Covid-10) lockdown. The five suspects were arrested in Pretoria[…]

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Govt to empower new skills to former mine workers

The former mine workers will be taught business management, plant and beef farming by Walter Sisulu University and Ntinga Development Agency. Millions of rands have been set aside by the Department of Labour’s Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) to train over 7 000 former mine workers and unemployed youth at the O.R Tambo[…]

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Rail pensioners to sleep outside Parly over unpaid money

About 200 angry people vowed to start sleeping on the pavement outside Parliament in Cape Town from Wednesday until they are paid pensions they say they are owed from apartheid-era rail companies. As women spread their blankets and overnight bags on the cobbled pavement outside Parliament’s visitor centre, ANC Chief[…]

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