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Can I claim UIF after 2 years?

HOW MUCH MONEY CAN WORKERS CLAIM? If you have been contributing to the Fund for four years or more, then you can claim for up to 238 days. If you have been contributing for a shorter period, then you can claim 1 day for every 6 days that you worked while you were contributing to… Read More »

Can I claim UIF if my husband died?

A worker’s spouse, life partner or children have the right to claim benefits from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) when the worker dies. Dependants must apply and will be paid at the labour centre of their choice. Application The Unemployment Insurance Act and Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act apply to all employers and workers, but not to – workers working less than… Read More »

Why is my UIF claim rejected?

You can appeal a decision of the Commissioner or a claims officer by sending the UI-12 form to your nearest department of labour office. The form must be accompanied with any documents/proof that reinforces your reason to appeal. Delays can also be caused by claimants submitting incorrect information, such as bank details on their forms, and sometimes… Read More »

Can I claim UIF if I resigned?

You cannot claim if you resign from your job, but you can claim if you were on a contract that ended – as long as the employer terminated your services. In order to claim benefits, you also have to register as a work seeker with the Department of Labour You cannot claim UIF under the following circumstances: If you were suspended from your… Read More »