The Palm Ridge Specialised Commercial Crimes Court threw the book at a money-hungry bookkeeper for defrauding Ters out of millions.
Minister Thulas Nxesi recently launched training programmes in KwaZulu-Natal worth R551 million aimed at assisting 19 921 beneficiaries.
SAFTU said the ANC has proven over a period of corruption and looting that it is a den for corrupt leaders.
The bookkeeper is expected to appear in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court for allegedly swindling UIF Ters out of millions.
The UIF’s relief scheme has been established to assist workers whose workplaces were closed due to the recent unrest in KZN and Gauteng.
The UIF’s acting commissioner Mzie Yawa has said that they have identified dozens of other fraud cases and more arrests will be made
Young people don’t stay in jobs and end up unemployed because a job isn’t suitable, it’s short term or due to issues such as transport costs.
An advocacy group representing healthcare practitioners and workers has raised concern about the Workmen’s Compensation Fund shutdown.
The Unemployment Insurance Fund confirmed their “finances are sound”.
After supporting millions of workers in 2020, UIF TERS ended in October. But with the extension of Level 3 restrictions, the scheme could make a comeback.
It would reportedly take 30 months to clear the UIF email backlog if no new emails are received. Approximately 27 000 calls go unanswered each day.
The UIF Ters audit revealed shocking irregularities, with payments to deceased people and to those with invalid ID numbers.