Are you responsible for EE in your company? Read this now!
In the new amendments to the Employment Equity Act
, the DoL says you must:
· Get rid of all unfair discrimination
– or face a R30 000 fine;
· Draw up a legally compliant EE plan every year
– and use the new method to submit;
· Pay employees who do the same work equally
– or risk being taken to court;
· Set up an EE forum that is a correct representation of the nation
– be careful, SAPS got this wrong;
· Report on how you're achieving your EE goals
– but what if you're not…?
· And loads more
But do you even know where to start?
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Plus with 9 case studies from HR Professionals in SA, you'll walk away with practical tips and tools you can use to comply with the EE Act.
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TIP#1: State your objectives and purpose
Three tips to create a solid workplace racism policy…
Lay a solid foundation by making it very clear that your objectives are to create a company that's free from racism, harassment and unfair discrimination.
Your purpose must give effect to the aims of the Constitution of South Africa, which sets out to allow every individual citizen to work in an environment that is free from any kind of unfair discrimination, and in which everyone can reach their full potential.
Step#2: State who the policy applies to
The policy will apply to all employees, the company as well as all those who deal with the company.
This should also include your suppliers and customers.
Keep reading to see what the third tip is…
TIP#3: Provide good examples of racism
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Doing this can help your employees understand what's expected of them.
Examples of racism include:
· Sending offensive material electronically. This is a big risk as, generally speaking, people tend to not think before sending something. In other words, it's very easy to press a button…
· Tell racist or insensitive jokes;
· Make direct verbal, or written, comments;
· Making racially-based stereotypes; etc.
*To learn more on developing a solid racism policy for your workplace, go to Chapter R 14: Racism
in your Practical Guide to Human Resources Management
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