COVID-19 > COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) > My employees will be working reduced hours and need to claim UIF, which code do I use?

Wherever possible, employers are encouraged to apply for TERS rather than having employees claim UIF. The employer or the UIF will then distribute the allowance to their employees.

As the TERS scheme has no effect on the employee’s UIF credits, it is advisable that, if applicable, the TERS system is utilised up to its conclusion.

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