ARTICLES RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT EQUITY

Dept preached non-racialism, but let racism flourish - employee

2016-07-15 21:57

Correctional Services preached non-racialism while allowing racist policies to flourish, one of its employees has said outside the Constitutional Court.

Prisons' dept decision not to promote coloured staff unfair discrimination - Concourt

2016-07-15 11:46

The Constitutional Court has found that the decision by the Department of Correctional Services to not promote seven coloured Western Cape employees, is unfair discrimination.

Six-month ultimatum for EE transgressors

2016-04-25 13:18

Employers who do not meet employment equity criteria as stipulated by law have six months to rectify the situation, warns Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

Solidarity: EFF’s distorted ownership facts, incite racial tension

2015-10-29 16:36

Solidarity says statements made by EFF's Julius Malema accusing the Johannesburg Stock Exchange of racism and white dominance are false.

Employment equity: Companies warned to comply or pay a hefty price

2015-07-26 21:00

The 1 400 companies that face steep fines for not complying with employment equity laws have deliberately ignored regulations, says a labour department official.

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.

 

Union to take discrimination fight to UN

2016-07-15 17:08

Solidarity intends taking the fight of three correctional services employees against unfair discrimination to the United Nations, the trade union said outside the Constitutional Court on Friday.

White males still occupy top jobs

2016-04-26 09:34

Not only are top management positions in the private sector allotted to white males, but chances for promotion also remain linked to race and gender, a report shows.

Gerhard Papenfus: I’m white, what’s my role? No true repentance

2016-02-19 12:25

As today's victims become perpetrators, the evil cycle and the blame game continues, with one disempowered generation succeeding the other, says an analyst.

Union slams employment equity's 'flawed' report

2015-07-28 07:41

The Commission for Employment Equity’s “fixation” on top management in its annual report has been criticised by a trade union Solidarity, who says its report is flawed.

Over 1 000 firms in court over EE targets

2015-07-23 14:47

More than 1 000 companies will be taken to court because of non-compliance with the legal requirements of employment equity, says the Department of Labour.

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.

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