ARTICLES RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT EQUITY

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.

'Coloured, black' discrimination argument turns emotional in court

2015-02-19 16:57

An argument over whether coloureds received the same discrimination as blacks during apartheid has become emotional in the Labour Appeal Court.

Labour Wrap: Constitution under attack

2014-09-03 18:26

The constitution and the bodies it set up have come under attack over the past week, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

Tshwane metro accused of discrimination

2014-06-05 20:00

The Tshwane metro discriminated against a white employee by denying him a position because of his race, trade union Solidarity says.

EE regulations change gets chambers' nod

2014-05-28 18:05

The Cape Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the reported withdrawal of proposals relating to regulations over the Employment Equity Act.

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.

Cape economy needs more colour - Cosatu

2014-04-10 22:26

Whites are over-represented in senior posts in the private and public sectors in the Western Cape, says provincial Cosatu secretary Tony Ehrenreich.

Most top managers still whites - report

2014-04-10 05:30

Fewer than 20% of top management positions are occupied by black Africans, an employment equity report shows, but one researcher says it is riddled with flaws.

Changes to employment equity regulations

2014-02-28 17:30

The labour department has published the employment equity regulations for public comment and one of the key issues is the revised definition of designated groups.

Cosatu threatens employment equity strikes

2013-10-21 16:18

Following a labour court decision about employment equity, Cosatu is threatening to strike at companies which do not reflect provincial demographics.

 

Judgment reserved in prisons' equity case

2015-02-19 19:32

Judgement in an appeal against a ruling on employment equity within correctional services has been reserved by the Labour Appeal Court.

Oliphant: Transforming SA just starting

2014-10-01 06:00

The revolution to transform South Africa is only just beginning and the process will require everyone working together, says Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

New equity rules give business 'free hand'

2014-08-08 05:00

The new employment equity regulations give employers the leeway to pay more competent and productive workers more than average ones, says a business chamber.

Google staff mostly white and male

2014-05-29 08:47

Google has released diversity data and concedes its largely white, male workforce should diversify.

Group welcomes job equity change

2014-05-27 19:47

The Centre for Constitutional Rights has welcomed the reported withdrawal of proposals regarding Employment Equity Act regulations.

Face reality about quotas - chamber

2014-04-15 16:24

It is time for the Commission for Employment Equity to stop thinking in quotas and deal with the real issues, warns a business chamber.

Employment equity report flawed - SRI

2014-04-10 07:00

The latest employment equity report is littered with mathematical and interpretational errors, claims the Solidarity Research Institute.

Zille warns on equity regulations

2014-03-24 12:09

New employment equity regulations will, if implemented, have a "profound" impact on jobs in the Western Cape, warns premier Helen Zille.

Embrace employment equity bill - BMF

2013-11-22 15:39

The Black Management Forum has urged the private sector to embrace the employment equity amendment bill.

Court challenge to prison EE policies

2013-04-26 10:38

A legal challenge of the correctional services department's transformation policies continues in the Labour Court, it was reported.

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