Labour holds Employment Equity Roadshows in Northern Cape and North West

Department of Labour’s Employment Equity Roadshows move to the Northern Cape and North West Provinces

The Department of labour’s Employment Equity unit will on Friday, unpack the employment equity (EE) Amendment Bill & Regulations to the labour market community of the Northern Cape and North West Provinces at the Horseshoe Inn, 101 Memorial Road Royldene, Kimberley and Orion Hotel,1 Donkerhoek Road, Rustenburg, respectively.

Held under the theme: Real transformation makes business sense � the public hearings focus on EE reporting advocacy and the amendments to EE legislation more especially section 53 as well as Regulations, designed to fast-track the transformation of workplaces.

The Department of Labour has already published the Employment Equity Amendment Bill and the Draft Employment Equity Regulations in the Government Gazette. This was in response to the slow pace of transformation in the workplaces. The department is using the public hearings to gather comments to the EE amendments.

The public hearings on Employment Equity amendments & Regulations started on 2 October in East London, followed by five more held in East London, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg and Durban..

The public hearings are open to employers or heads of organisations, academics, assigned senior managers, consultative EE forum members, human resource practitioners, trade unions representatives and employees.

The EE public hearings are held from 8h30 to 14h00. The public hearings end on 26 October 2018 in Johannesburg, Gauteng Province.

Source: Government of South Africa