ASATA has received a notification that the Department of Labour and Employment has extended the COVID- 9 TERS Directive published on 11 August 2020 to 15 September 2020.
The notification also states that the receipt of COVID-19 TERS benefit applications for March 2020 to end July 2020 will close on 15 September 2020 and no further applications will be accepted beyond that date.
The receipt of COVID-19 TERS benefit applications for August 2020 to 15 September 2020 will close on 30 October 2020, and no further applications will be accepted beyond that date.
ASATA is awaiting confirmation from the Department about this notification and will advise accordingly.
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