Companies urged to review employment equity plans

2017-08-16 19:29

The Department of Labour is intensifying its efforts to root out JSE-listed companies that contravene the Employment Equity Act, says an expert at Mazars.

Solidarity takes on Eskom over employment equity plan

2017-05-26 17:31

Trade union Solidarity has opposed Eskom’s Employment Equity Plan for 2017 to 2020 in the Labour Court.

'Real teeth' needed to fix stubbornly slow transformation - govt

2017-05-11 19:56

Cabinet has endorsed Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant's call for harsher penalties to "bite" employers who flout the Employment Equity Act "where it hurts the most".

INFOGRAPHIC: Employment Equity stats at a glance

2017-05-09 17:07

Transformation in the labour sector is moving at a snails pace, according to figures from the Commission for Employment Equity.

Oliphant: JSE firms culprits in stalling transformation

2017-05-09 13:45

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says the recent employment equity report shows a lack of transformation, with JSE-listed companies being among the culprits.

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.


72 JSE-listed firms flagged for employment equity inspections

2017-08-10 13:00

Altogether 72 JSE-listed companies are being inspected for employment equity compliance, the Department of Labour says.

We’re all to blame for inequity

2017-05-14 06:50

The lack of progress in the transformation of South Africa’s workplace, as reported in the 17th Commission of Employment Equity report, released this week, comes as no surprise, writes Dudu Msomi.

Transformation at top level not enough - Busa

2017-05-09 19:37

The current pace of transformation, especially at top management level, is not enough, says Business Unity South Africa.

Little has changed on employment equity front - report

2017-05-09 17:06

The latest Employment Equity annual report shows little change in terms of transformation and reducing inequality in the labour sector.

Premature and absurd to scrap affirmative action, says Oliphant

2017-05-09 10:05

Employment equity and affirmative action are still the only ways to redress fundamental inequities and we have no choice but to make it work, says Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

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.

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