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An employer can only withhold your salary if they have a court order. They cannot withhold the provident fund.
No, the provident fund can only withhold your money if you owe the employer money or have been convicted in a civil/criminal case
Lodge a complaint with the Office of the Chief Justice.
It depends how many hours you worked and whether you classify as a true independent contractor.
Yes, because the BCEA is still in force despite the pandemic. You could discuss it with your employers.
You can claim normal UIF. Your salon might qualify for the latest extension of the TERS payout.
If the company has submitted incorrect information, they need to correct it and resend to SARS.
If you are registered as an employer, your UIF is paid via SARS. Otherwise, you will need to pay directly to the UIF.
You can contact the Western Cape government or get some legal advice.
Check with your employer and the fund administrators