According to the Employment Equity Act, Act 55 of 1998, designated employers (employers who meet the minimum requirements) are under a legal obligation under Section 20 & 21 of this Act, to annually submit reports (EEA2 and EEA4) to the Department of Labour and to have an Employment Equity plan (EEA13) in place.
Are you a designated employer?
Designated employers are obliged to comply with the requirements set by the Employment Equity Act. The amendment to the Employment Equity Act came into effect on 1 August 2014 and mainly affects who is seen as a designated employer, as well as how often reports must be submitted to the Department of Labour.
An employer is seen as a designated employer when the following is applicable: Read more