ARTICLES RELATING TO AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

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.

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.

Big ANC win could boost economic reforms

2014-05-05 18:15

A landslide ANC victory at the polls could see President Jacob Zuma throw his full weight behind the NDP that boosts investment-friendly policies, analysts say.

Oliphant: Apartheid remnants still in workplace

2014-04-09 13:19

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says racism remains in the workplace, adding that talk of proposed employment equity laws being a disadvantage is a 'blue lie'.

 

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.

Should we shame Mindy Kaling’s brother for “faking black"?

2015-04-16 15:43

Vijay Chokal-Ingam posed as a black American to get into medical school. Does that make him a racial imposter, or is he facing an identity crisis?

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.

ANC backtracks on employment equity clause

2014-04-17 21:54

The ANC has made a submission to amend a controversial clause in draft employment equity regulations, says Western Cape leader Marius Fransman.

Solidarity needs R10m for AA cases

2014-03-19 15:43

Trade union Solidarity, which is raising funds to take on 34 more court cases relating to affirmative action, says it is litigating against a state with deep pockets.

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