Compensation Fund’s online system to go live

Compensation Fund’s online system to go live
Compensation Fund's online system to go live

The CF-Filling online system will go live from April 1, 2018, says Compensation Fund (CF) Commissioner Vuyo Mafata.

The CF-Filling system will provide improved employer registration process by converting the manual process into an electronic process and allowing employers to register on the website and also engage the Fund in matters such as payment of contributions, update their details, obtain Letter of Good standing immediately, and many more.

“The system will alleviate pressure from Labour centres as one can interact with the CF at the comfort of their homes or offices,” Commissioner Mafata told the Northern Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NOCCI) in Kimberley on Friday.

He told the meeting that the CF will establish a dedicated Call Centre competency to handle CF-Filling system related queries and training on the system will commence in April 2018.

Mafata hinted to attendants on changes to policy and legislative environment such as the Compensation for Injuries and Diseases’ Employer Assessment Model which currently has 24 classes with 102 subclasses resulting in 102 rates.

He said the changes will result in reducing the classes from 24 to five classes. The changes are expected to come into effect in April 2019.

The Compensation Fund is a public entity under the administration of Department of Labour. The Fund’s mandate is to administer the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act.

The main objective of the Act is to provide compensation for disablement caused by occupational injuries or diseases sustained or contracted by workers, or for death resulting from such injuries or diseases and provide for matters connected therewith. –

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