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Country: South Africa - Month updated: July 2020

  1. South Africa - - Law, Act

    Disaster Management Act: Directive: Coronavirus Covid19 Temporary Employee / Employer Relief Scheme - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-03-27 | ZAF-2020-L-110084

    Sets up a fund for the payment of benefits to the Contributors who have lost income due to Covid-19 pandemic; Minimise economic impact of loss of employment because of the Covid-19 pandemic; Avoid contact and contain the spread of Covid-19 during the process of application for benefit;Establish the Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme and set out the application process for benefits of the Covid-19 pandemic and to alleviate economic impact of Covid-19.

  2. South Africa - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act: Compensation for occupationally-acquired Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-03-23 | ZAF-2020-M-110086

    The Notice deals with the payment of benefits for employees who are diagnosed with occupationally-acquired COVID-19 arising out of and in the course of employment. It deals with occupationally-acquired COVID-19 resulting from single or multiple exposures to confirmed case(s) of COVID-19 in the workplace or after an official trip to high-risk countries or areas in a previously COVID-19-free individual.

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