Kindly be advised that the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Bill had been passed in the NCOP on 22 November 2016. In summary, the Bill has the following aspects: · Increase UIF benefits from 238 to 365 days. · Increase maternity leave benefits to 66%, which will no longer be deducted from the mother’s unemployment insurance benefit.
Month: November 2016
09th November 2016 LABOUR BRIEF NO. 396 This question still baffles many employers – and not only employers, but let us say it baffles many people. The employee has “disappeared.” Up comes the question “the employee” has deserted. When am I entitled to dismiss?”