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How do payment holidays influence your credit score?

It should not negatively affect your credit score

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Can my boss use my leave days during the lockdown?

It depends on several factors

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Am I allowed to catch fish during the lockdown?

Under current Level 4 lockdown regulations, it is not allowed

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Should I be paid for working overtime due to the lockdown?

You aren't entitled to overtime pay for the following reasons.

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When will I receive the money government promised essential workers?

There isn't much information on how this will be done.

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Why do I have to take leave in order to be paid by the UIF Relief Fund?

Your employer can require you to take annual leave at a time it suits them

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Can I still claim my provident fund and UIF from agencies where I used to work?

You won't be able to claim UIF while you are currently working.

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I qualified for a disability grant but after missing work, my UIF claim was rejected. What must I do?

You can still claim, but it depends on several factors.

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Can I still claim my provident fund after being incarcerated for fraud?

Yes, but it depends on the amount of damages paid over to your employer.

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How can I claim my provident fund if my former employer refuses to give me the withdrawal form?

Your employer legally has to sign your withdrawal notification.

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