Durban – The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has paid out R14.5 million to 3 259 former teaching and general assistants after resuming with its campaign in KwaZulu-Natal last week.
The fund, which is an entity of the Department of Employment and Labour, said the former teaching and general assistants were employed as part of the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative (PYEI), which was implemented as part of the Basic Education Employment Initiative (BEEI) across all nine provinces, to reduce youth unemployment in the country.
“When their contracts ended, the former employees qualified to claim unemployment insurance benefits from the UIF.”
The fund said due to the large volume of…
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