Equity in your workplace
The purpose of the employment Equity plan is to enable the employer “to achieve reasonable progress towards Employment Equity”, to assist in eliminating unfair discrimination in the workplace, and to achieve equitable representation of employees from designated groups by means of affirmative action measures.
Development or Revising of policies and procedures according to barriers and affirmative action measures on the EEA13
Policy and procedure development or revising, Employee Consultation and presentation
Presentation of max 15 employees per presentation and Assisting with the appointing of an Employment Equity Manager
Attending all scheduled Training Committee meetings and forum meetings, throughout the year and supplying input where necessary (for Companies with 50 or more employees)
Your business can face a fine of up to R2,7 million or 10% of annual turnover. The Employment Equity Act creates various criminal offences and stipulates that no points may be awarded under the Employment Equity element for B-BBEE purposes if an Employment Equity Report was not submitted.