How much maternity pay do I get?

In South Africa, maternity pay is provided through the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) for eligible individuals who contribute to the fund. The amount of maternity pay you receive from the UIF is calculated based on your average monthly earnings during a specified period before your maternity leave. The UIF typically pays a percentage of your … Read more

When should I apply for maternity pay?

In SA, working moms get up to four months of paid maternity leave. In order to take care of your newborn without too many financial worries, you’ll need to fill in a few documents and pay a visit (or three) to the Department of Home Affairs. But here’s a rough guide for new moms looking … Read more