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Term of the day: Employment Equity

by , 07 August 2013
Employment Equity:
A policy or programme designed to reserve jobs for people formerly disadvantaged under apartheid


With fines as high as R900 000 and the possibility of criminal charges, you seriously can't afford to be caught on the wrong side of the law when it comes to EE

Find out how to get it right the first time around…

Dear Reader,

The DoL is on the war path!

You see, the Department of Labour (DoL) believes organisations haven't done enough to implement Employment Equity (EE). So they've put together two levels of inspection to monitor it within organisations.

The first level of inspector will just drop in unannounced in teams of up to five people which have the authority to issue compliance orders to companies that aren't compliant.

The second level are two-men auditing teams designated with the responsibility to audit a company's implementation of EE. Each of these teams has been set the target of auditing a minimum of 40 companies per year.

The days when EE could be ignored are over! The DoL is getting serious about compliance.

The question is: How sure are you that your company is complying with everything in the Employment Equity Act?

With fines as high as R900 000 and the possibility of criminal charges, you seriously can't afford to be caught on the wrong side of the law when it comes to EE.

But there's no need to worry.

FSP Business gives you everything you need to know to prepare, implement and report your EE policy on a compact, easy-to-read cd…

Employment Equity made easy!

Professor Barney Jordaan, a director of a leading South African employment law, relations and organisational growth practice, along with FSP Business, has compiled The complete Employment Equity toolkit.  It tells you everything you need to know about your EE responsibilities and how to be prepared for when the DoL comes knocking at your door.

In it you'll find everything you need to know including:

•    6 Steps to implement Employment Equity in your company;
•    How 'indirect discrimination' could land you a R900 000 fine;
•    The 19 areas of discrimination the DoL pays close attention to;
•    How to form an Employment Equity Committee;
•    5 Forms you need to submit to avoid penalties – And how to fill them in correctly;
•    How to use this form when you consult with your employees;
•    And so much more.

The next time the DoL comes knocking you can let them in with open arms!

The complete Employment Equity toolkit is 100% legislatively correct and complete. Compiled by the same team that gave you the Practical Guide to Human Resources Management loose leaf, it's the only book you need to make sure you're compliant and avoid hefty fines.

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