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Eight things every employer SHOULD know about the EE Act

by , 07 August 2014
One of the important pieces of legislation you have to comply with as an employer is the Employment Equity Act (EE Act).

The Act aims to eliminate unfair discrimination and implement affirmative action measures. In a nutshell, this Act is all about transformation and achieving employment equity in South African workplaces.

It's crucial that you comply with this Act. Failure to do so could result in fines ranging from R1.5 million to R2.7 million!

But where do you start to get your business in line with the Act?

Keep reading because today we reveal eight things we believe every employer should know about the EE Act.

Here are the eight things you need to know about the EE Act
 

#1: Here's a little background on the EE Act.

#2: Government's amendments to the EE Act, which officially came into effect on the 1st of August 2014.

#3: The four key amendments you need to know so you can comply with the Employment Equity Act.

#4: The first step to complying with the Employment Equity Act.

#5: What the Employment Equity Act requires you to do when it comes to affirmative action…

#6: The EE Act requirement when doing psychometric tests...

#7: Why the Act requires you to have an Employment Equity Plan (EE Plan) and how to communicate your EE Plan effectively.

#8: The Minister of Labour's stern warning regarding the EE Act.

Check out these points now. We promise these eight things will help you comply with the EE Act so you can avoid hefty noncompliance fines.



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