WHO IS EXCLUDED?
All employees, as well as their employers, are responsible for contributions to the UIF. However, an employee i s excluded f rom contributing to the UIF if:
Employed by the employer for less than 24 hours a month. They are considered a learner. They work as a public servant. They are a foreigner working on a contract to be repatriated at the end of their contract. They only earn commission. Employees in receipt of an old age pension are, since February 2007, no longer excluded from contributing towards UIF.
Domestic employers and their workers are included under the Act since 1 April 2003.