All employers must comply with the Employment Equity Act, but “designated employers” (who meet the minimum requirements) have additional obligations.
The goal of the Employment Equity Act:
The Employment Equity Act aims to eliminate unfair discrimination in the workplace by promoting equal opportunities and fair treatment.
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- Are you a “designated employer”?
- Obligations of a “designated employer”
Should a “designated employer” fail to comply with these obligations a fine of up to R2.7 million or 10% of the employer’s annual turnover (whichever is the greater) can be imposed.
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