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southafricalogoThe Department of Labour Inspection and Enforcement Services (IES) branch will be hosting a session on employment equity (EE) with private and public sector employers and organised labour to establish why it is difficult to comply with EE legislation.  

Labour Deputy Minister iNkosi Phathekile Holomisa will deliver a keynote address at the breakfast session on 30 October 2017 at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre in Boksburg.  The session, which will be held under the theme, 'We strive for transformation', is part of the IES branch advocacy sessions.  The goal of the EE breakfast session will be to strengthen EE implementation and compliance mechanisms; foster redress transformation for economic development of the country; and provide an outcome on the Director-General (DG) Reviews conducted on 50 JSE Listed companies.  Of the companies reviewed, none was found to be compliant and as such DG Recommendations were issued with expected time frames of compliance.  Others were referred directly for prosecution for failure to prepare EE plans.

  • Read the Department of Labour’s press statement in this regard at DOL online

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