Employers Inaction Delays ERP Payment

The National Insurance Corporation (NIC) wishes to ensure that all qualifying persons who applied for income support under the Economic Relief Programme (ERP) prior to the deadline are paid. The NIC is however still awaiting information from some employers. 

The NIC wishes to thank all employers who have updated the Employer Portal on behalf of their employees. However, of the 1,495 employers, 256 are yet to provide the relevant information the NIC needs to process payments to some claimants. In an effort to ensure all qualified applicants receive their payments, the NIC is appealing to all employers who have not done so visit our website www.stlucianic.org and provide all updates and verification via the Employer Portal. Should you require assistance, please call 457-6019 or email employerportal@stlucianic.org.

The deadline for submission of information is October 31st, 2020.

For employees who are still awaiting payments due to missing information from their employers, please note that these payments will be process as soon as we receive the updated information.

As at October 20th, 2020, the NIC has made 68,904 payments to 18,853 applicants totaling $64,861,978.85.

The NIC continues to be “For The Benefit Of Us All.”