Minister of employment and labour Thulas Nxesi gazetted amendments to the Employment Equity Act on Monday, which, if passed, will give him the authority to set employment equity targets for employers across the economy.

Companies that fail to comply with the targets can be fined between 1% and 10% of turnover and will be disqualified from doing business with the government.

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