Gear up for 2020 HR policies

Employers should review and audit their human resources and labour relations policies and practices annually. This is especially true when there are amendments to labour laws as well as when significant case law that has passed through from the Courts. According to HR experts, over the past months, South Africa has had amendments to most [...]

By |2019-10-10T12:41:47+00:00October 10th, 2019|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

The purpose of Employment Equity

Employment Equity The purpose of the Employment Equity Act, No 55 of 1998 is to achieve equity in the workplace by promoting equal opportunity and fair treatment in employment through elimination of unfair discrimination and implementing affirmative action measures to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups, in order to ensure equitable representation in [...]

By |2018-03-07T09:30:00+00:00March 7th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Fines for not complying with BBBEE laws

How much your business could be fined for not following SA’s BEE laws Last year, Mildred Oliphant, indicated that she would be looking at actively enforcing and increasing the punishments for non BEE-compliant companies. According to the 2017 Employment Equity report, which was based on 26 255 employment equity reports from companies across South Africa, [...]

By |2018-02-22T10:00:43+00:00February 22nd, 2018|news|0 Comments