EWSETA DISCRETIONARY GRANT FUNDING WINDOW 2018/2019

The Energy and Water Sector Education and Training is a statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act (1998) as amended; to advance skills levels in accordance with the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) III. The SETA Grant Regulations (2012), as amended, prescribe that 80% of discretionary grant must be allocated to Professional, [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:23+00:00August 28th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Countdown to Employment Equity Submissions

The Department of Labour (DOL) takes non-compliance with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act and shows that they will not hesitate to bring the maximum penalty against defaulters. If you are a designated employer, you have only 2 months to prepare for your Employment Equity Report submissions. Designated employers are those that either have [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:25+00:00July 18th, 2018|news|0 Comments

The purpose of the Skills Development Act

The purposes of the Skills Development Act are: To develop the skills of the South African workforce- To improve the quality of life of workers, their prospects of work and labour mobility; To improve productivity in the workplace and the competitiveness of employers; To promote self-employment; and To improve the delivery of social services; To [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:48+00:00June 12th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Penalties for non compliance with Employment Equity Act

Recently a major airline operating in South Africa was reported to have been fined R900 000 for failing to comply with the Employment Equity Act (EEA).  This penalty highlights the seriousness with which the Department of Labour (DOL) takes non-compliance with the provisions of the act and shows that they will not hesitate to bring [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:49+00:00May 22nd, 2018|news|0 Comments

Unpacking Employment Equity

Today we unpack what Employment Equity is and what the Department of Labour expects from Companies and employers in complying with the Employment Equity Act. Wondering whether the Employment Equity Act applies to you? Confused about how to implement employment equity in your company? Concerned about how to classify your employees in racial terms? Read [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:11:00+00:00April 18th, 2018|news|0 Comments