Employment Equity Amendment Bill – decisive measures to transform South African Workplaces.

The Employment Equity Amendment draft Bill includes several significant proposed amendments to the Employment Equity Act. Notable amongst the proposed amendments are the following: 1. The deletion from the definition of “designated employer” of paragraph (b) which provides for an employer who employs fewer than 50 employees; but has a total annual turnover that is […]

16 Days of Activism – the 2020 pandemic

Initiated by the Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991, more than 187 countries, including South Africa, have taken part in this initiative in attempts to highlight the societal ill of violence against women and children. World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 12.1 in every 100 000 women are victims of femicide in SA each year. […]

Mental Health in the Workplace

High employee absenteeism, low turnover rates, poor work quality – these are just some of the traits to look out for when an employee is suffering from a mental health-related disorder. The South African Anxiety and Depression Group (SADAG) states that only one in six employees are willing to disclose their diagnosis or wellbeing with […]