Aug 04

Employment Equity Commission clarifies present state of law

The Employment Equity Commission clarified the present state of the law. It says that all employers, regardless of sector, and employing any number starting from 10 and above, are considered Relevant Employers. Otniel Podewiltz the Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation ministry’s Acting Director says the provisions of the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act 29 of 1998 applies to all these employers, inclusive of the requirement to submit Annual Affirmative Action Reports to the EEC.