ARTICLES RELATING TO AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

Anthea Jeffery: Has Treasury been captured by the black business lobby?

2016-07-20 17:39

Draft regulations recently gazetted by National Treasury suggest that Pravin Gordhan's department has finally been captured by the black business lobby, says an analyst.

Should the sun ever set on racial redress?

2016-06-29 07:16

Solly Moeng fears the next generation of adults will again be polarised on the basis of skin colour and young white South Africans stand to be lost to us all.

Mailbox: RWC 2015 – not the only thing Japan’s beaten SA at

2015-09-22 15:44

Following Japan's shock victory over SA, Biznews reader Mo Haarhoff says this is not only thing Japan’s beaten SA at.

Anthea Jeffery: New BEE rules = “demographic” quotas for company management

2015-06-10 14:47

The key difference is that, in the past, there were no binding sub-targets for African, coloured, or Indian representation, says Anthea Jeffery.

Saps recruitment: Phiyega rejects race claims

2015-01-11 11:03

There is no programme in the SA Police Service based on recruiting people of specific races or minority groups, says national commissioner Riah Phiyega.

Solidarity economical over EE case - SAPS

2014-10-09 19:00

Solidarity was being economical with the truth when it claimed the SA Police Service had conceded that the employment equity matter was urgent, police say.

Solidarity undeterred by Saps equity case

2014-09-09 17:03

Losing the Renate Barnard case at the Constitutional Court will not deter Solidarity in other cases it is pursuing, says CEO Dirk Hermann.

BMF hails affirmative action ruling

2014-09-02 19:53

The Black Management Forum has welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling in favour of the police in an affirmative action case.

Court reserves judgment in equity case

2014-06-11 18:41

Judgment has been reserved on an application in the Johannesburg Labour Court for an order entrenching the SA Police Service's employment equity plan.

Solidarity seeks court order on EE plan

2014-06-11 15:17

A court order is necessary to ensure the SA Police Service's employment equity plan is followed, the Johannesburg Labour Court has heard.

 

Affirmative action helps to narrow wage gap - UN paper

2016-07-20 13:11

Employment equity legislation has had some success in addressing discriminatory practices, according to a United Nations research paper.

Michael McWilliams on White Privilege: The Cascade of Virtue

2016-03-20 21:24

This is the final instalment from Biznews community member Michael McWilliams looking at white privilege and how one gets it.

Anthea Jeffery: Race-based empowerment sidelines majority – undermines Constitution

2015-08-19 17:31

Anthea Jeffery argues that race-based empowerment helps only a relatively small black elite.

UPDATED: Affirmative Action trumps Constitution

2015-05-20 07:55

Affirmative Action legislation has trumped the Constitution which states that South Africa is a non-racial, non-sexist democracy.

Public Service ‘abusing’ affirmative action

2014-11-16 18:25

The Public Service Commission says some government departments are abusing affirmative action by not filling posts when there are no qualified black candidates available.

Radebe subpoenaed in race case

2014-09-16 07:00

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has been subpoenaed to appear in the Equality Court for alleged racial discrimination, according to Solidarity.

Solidarity to court over Saps labour talks

2014-09-05 09:10

Solidarity is to approach the Labour Court to order the SA Police Service to consult with the trade union on its affirmative action plan.

Affirmative action is dangerous - institute

2014-06-25 16:51

SA needs to wake up to the serious consequences affirmative action could bring about, says the Institute for Race Relations.

Court must throw out equity case - Saps

2014-06-11 17:44

An application by Solidarity about the police's employment equity plan should be dismissed with costs, the Johannesburg Labour Court has heard.

Union takes on Saps over employment equity

2014-06-10 20:17

Solidarity says it will approach the Labour Court in a bid to declare the police's employment equity plan illegal.

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