Employment Equity Implementation

More businesses adopt a tough stance on sexual harassment

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More businesses adopt a tough stance on sexual harassment Johan Botes, Partner and Head of Employment and Compensation at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg More businesses are adopting a tough stance on sexual harassment.

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Employment equity problems and solutions

The 17th commission on Employment Equity Report was released last week and shows very little progress towards the achievement of change. Why is this and why are companies not responding and doing more?

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EE annual report calls for harsher punishments

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The 2016 Employment Equity (EE) Annual Report for the 2015/2016 reporting year, released on 10 May 2017, showed that 68% of the South Africa's management positions are still held by white employee, while African employees occupy only 14.4% of managerial posts.

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Labour unveils inaugural Employment Equity Awards

Department of Labour unveils inaugural of the Employment Equity (EE) Awards System to recognise employers embracing the spirit of Employment Equity In recognition of the employers that are doing their best in implementing the Empl

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Employment Equity Good Practice Code spotlights HR policies

The Employment Equity Code of Good Practice requires Human Resource management practitioners to understand company legislation, international obligations, as well as the traditional HR territory of policy and procedures, remuneration and benefits, and job evaluation.

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Employment equity is for everyone

The new Employment Equity Amendment Bill which has just been released, has far stricter stipulations for employers who don’t take EE seriously. Its impact will be hard hit in small, medium-sized, and large South African businesses.

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New Employment Equity targets create uncertainty

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The Employment Equity Regulations of 2014 require employers to use both national and regional demographics as a guide when setting employment equity targets. This requirement is causing confusion and uncertainty amongst HR professionals.

 

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Employment equity: the importance of regional demographics

 

Should an employer use only national demographics when setting employment equity targets or should both national and regional demographics be taken into account? 

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Many challenges expected in 2014 on the labour front

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Employers might have experienced a tough year on the labour front, but in the light of recent changes and additions made to key labour acts, 2014 is going to be even more challenging and complex,” says labour economist Andrew Levy.

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