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South Africa: New draft regulations dealing with employment equity sectoral numerical targets released

On 1 February 2024, the Minister of Employment and Labour published new draft regulations dealing with the proposed sectoral numerical targets contemplated in section 15A of the Employment Equity Act, 1998 for public comment. This section was introduced by the amendments ..

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Q&A on the Employment Equity Amendment

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the Employment Equity Amendment Act 4 of 2022. The Act amends the Employment Equity Act of 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) with new measures to promote diversity and equality in the workplace. The effective date is yet to be proclaimed ..

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New sector targets could compel the mining sector to walk the walk on diversity, equity and inclusion

With South Africa being one of the most diverse countries on the African continent, equity and inclusion are critical to the future of every sector in its economy. For the mining sector in particular, failure to achieve equity of the workplace could come with greater puni..

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