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South African government media statement: Coronavirus Covid-19 Alert level 1

13 November 2020 Alert level 1 Most normal activity can resume, with precautions and health guidelines followed at all times. Population prepared for an increase in alert levels if necessary. Disaster Management Act: Regulations: Alert level 1 during Coronavirus Covid-19 lockdown The following is an extraction from the orginal gazetted Alert Level 1 regulations (Gazette 43725…
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Covid-19 Directive – 7 October 2020

7 October 2020 Employment and Labour minister Thulas Nxesi has published a new directive on Occupational Health and Safety in the workplace during the coronavirus pandemic. Chloё Loubser, senior associate at law firm Bowmans, said that the directive takes into account recent developments communicated by the Department of Health as well as new information about…
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COVID-19 update – new directions issued for Alert level 2 : Transport and Home Affairs (services)

‘2 September 2020’ The Ministers of Transport, Tourism and Home Affairs have amended the directions issued under the Disaster Management Act for alert level 2. Herewith the key points  – as received via Agbiz: Transport Public transport All long distance (+200 km) intra and inter-provincial travel by private vehicles and public transport is permitted; For…
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UIF/TERS -13 Aug 2020

The Unemployment Insurance Fund says it will open, and begin processing the July and August Covid-19 Temporary Employee Relief Scheme Benefits applications, from Monday (17 August). This follows the signing of a new directive on an extended period of benefits by the Labour minister, Thulas Nxesi, on 11 August. According to the new directive, an…
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