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Employment Equity Act and Amendments

by Zopedol — last modified 2007-11-20 16:49
Applies to all employers and workers and protects workers and job seekers from unfair discrimination, and also provides a framework for implementing affirmative action.

Application

The Employment Equity Act applies to all employers, workers and job applicants, but not members of the –
  • National Defence Force;
  • National Intelligence Agency; and
  • South African Secret Service.

The provisions for affirmative action apply to –

  • employers with 50 or more workers, or whose annual income is more than the amount specified in Schedule 4 of the Act;
  • municipalities;
  • organs of State;
  • employers ordered to comply by a bargaining council agreement;
  • any employers who volunteer to comply.

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Act - Employment Equity.pdf
  To provide for employment equity; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.
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  Summary of Employment Equity Act.
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