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HOW TO CLAIM UIF DURING RETRENCHMENT

Here is a step by step guide on how to claim UIF when you get retrenched.

Watch the video above for a full tutorial on how to apply for UIF due to retrenchments

There are three options to claim UIF for retrenchment

.1. Online UIF claim for retrenchment via U Filing

Here is the guide - U filing guide

2. Manual UIF claim for retrenchment at a UIF branch

You need the following forms / documents and then take the fully completed forms to UIF if you want to claim UIF for retrenchment

Forms

a. Clear Copy of ID of employee

(ID cards must be front and back on one page)

b. UI2.1 completed and signed by employee

c.  Termination notification from employer

d. UI8 completed and signed by employee

e. UI19 completed and signed by employer

3. Through a UIF specialist for UIF claims for retrenchment

We have a network of specialists who can assist when all else fails, so complete the form below and we can get you in touch!


Other considerations when getting retrenched


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