The DoL are conducting more and more EE audits every month, warns Global Business Solutions.
The labour law, Human Resources and Industrial Relations consultancy says it's in your best interest to try to avoid one of the new harsh EE penalties of 2% of your turnover.
And one way to do that is to ensure your employees and your Employment Equity Committee members are properly trained on equity matters.
Here's what to do…
The Employment Equity Act has changed!
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Make members of your Employment Equity Committee aware of their duties
Our experts here at FSP Business say that, when it meets, your EE committee must:
Another thing you MUST do to comply with the EE Act is to have an Employment Equity (EE) Plan
Since the DoL is getting more vigorous with EE audits, you can be sure it'll focus on your level of compliance regarding the EE Plan.
In this article, we told you that the DoL says you must prepare and implement an EE Plan as this plan will help you reach employment equity in your workplace.
Your EE Plan must show:
The bottom line: The DoL is getting tough on employment equity. So make sure you're in line with the EE Act so you won't have anything to worry about when it pays you a visit every month.