10. What is the application process for coronavirus Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (Covid-19 TERS)?
Employers must follow these steps to apply for Covid-19 TERS benefits:
|Step 1: Apply||Employers must apply at https://uifecc.labour.gov.za/covid19/covid19|
|Step 2: Submit||Employers must submit documents required including:
|Step 3: Conclude MOA||Conclusion of the MOA between parties. Payment will only be made after MOA sign off between the UIF and the Employer/Bargaining Council.|
10.1 The Tourism Business Council of South Africa has offered assistance
The TBCSA has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the UIF to expedite payment of benefits from Covid-19 TERS. Employers can claim on behalf of their employees and associations on behalf of their members.
The UIF will take up to 48 hours to verify information after they received an application and will take up to 48 hours to disburse the benefit if the application is approved. All fully compliant applications will be completed and paid within 10 days maximum. The TBCSA will have meetings with the Department of Employment and Labour/UIF every 5 days to monitor the progress of applications and payments to beneficiaries. The TBCA has indicated that applications should take a minimum of 10 days to be processed and paid.
If you want to take advantage of this assistance and monitoring from the TBCSA, you must follow the steps to claim from the UIF listed above and log your application after submission at https://covid19ters.typeform.com/to/ID2B0H.