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No UIF payments for minibus drivers

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As the national lockdown grinds into its second month, minibus taxi drivers will not be lining up to claim unemployment money — even though a 15-year-old sectoral determination signed by the government says they should be able to.

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula said at a recent briefing that because the taxi industry is not regulated, the industry’s 200,000 employees — mostly drivers and taxi-rank marshals — are not eligible for Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) payments

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