Employment Equity Act
- Published on 29 Apr 2015
- HR Pulse News Desk
Labour Appeal Court (LAC) on Friday gave its approval to an employment equity plan that justified the promotion of an African policeman over an Indian policeman, despite the Indian policeman being scored higher by a selection panel.
- Published on 25 Sep 2014
- Lauren Salt
Section 42 of the amended Employment Equity Act, No 55 of 1998, (EEA), as amended by the Employment Equity Amendment Act, No 47 of 2013, deals with how a designated employer will be assessed in terms of their compliance with employment equity in accordance with the EEA. The director-general (DG) of the department of labour (DoL) is tasked with this duty.
- Published on 22 Sep 2014
- Aadil Patel and Kirsten Caddy
The Employment Equity Act, No 55 of 1998 (EEA), has been extensively amended. The amended act came into force and effect on 1 August 2014. This article examines the more stringent enforcement mechanisms introduced under the amended EEA.
- Published on 15 Sep 2014
- Fiona Leppan
Section 27 of the Employment Equity Act, No 55 of 1998 (EEA) regulates the statement/report an employer has to submit when reporting in terms of s21(1) on the remuneration and benefits received in each occupational level of that employer's workforce. This is done in accordance with, and as prescribed by, the Employment Conditions Commission (ECC) established by s59 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA).
- Published on 9 Sep 2014
- Mark Hearne
Results of the 2014 MasterCard Index of Women's Advancement show that gender inequality towards women at work remains. The overall index score of 73.5 for 2014 is marginally higher than the outcome of 73.4 in 2013 and 73.3 in 2012. However, a score of 73.5 means South African women at work are still not equal to men, as a score of 100 indicates gender equality.