#PODCAST: ANALYSIS - We unpack the UIF's "National Disaster Benefit Scheme" as South Africans fret over payments

By Newsbreak Producer Matthew Veeran - The ministry of Employment and Labour has assured workers that regardless of the hours of work served -- they are entitled to receive the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) benefits if their employers have been compliant. Employment and Labour minister Thulas Nxesi says the basic conditions of employment rights have been activated for workers to seek annual leave. Meanwhile, legal expert Saber Ahmed Jazbhay says domestic workers will also be able to benefit from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF). Speaking to Newsbreak, Jazbhay explains how the UIF's "National Disaster Benefit Scheme" works and who can benefit from it. He also encouraged South Africans to fill out the necessary paperwork to ensure that they are compensated during these tough times...