Employment Equity Services
The Employment Equity Commission is taking action against companies who fail to comply with the requirements of the Employment Equity Act
South Africa is one of the most culturally, racially and economically diverse countries and to ensure that there are equal opportunity and fair treatment in the workplace, the Employment Equity Act was enacted into law.
The EE Act states in Section 1 that a company may be deemed as and “Designated Employer” when the employer employs 50 or more employees or if employs less than 50 employees but has a total annual turnover that is equal or above the applicable turnover thresholds set out in Schedule 4 of the act.
SDF Consulting assist employers to comply and implement Employment Equity in the workplace – Employers are also required to report on Employment Equity as part of their WSP to the QAP’s (SETA’s) and Department of Labour annually.
Why Submit EE plans
• Avoid fines for non-compliance (ranging between 2% and 10% of the company’s annual turnover or from 1.5 million to 2.7 million)
• Up to R30 000 fines for responsible person – HR Manager/EE Manager
• Ensure points on Black Based Broad Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) scorecard for Employment Equity as well as Management and Control.