Employment Equity roadshows set

Friday, September 28, 2018

This year’s installment of the Employment Equity (EE) roadshows will kick off from next week.

Hosted by the Department of Labour, the hearing will focus on the amendments to Section 53 of EE Act and the unveiling of draft EE regulations and its implications for South Africa’s workplaces.

“The department plans to use the public hearings to solicit public comments from the stakeholders and advocate on the 2018 online reporting.

“The EE public hearings are targeted at stakeholders such as: employers or heads of organisations, assigned senior EE managers, consultative forum members, human resources practitioners, trade unions and employees,” the department said on Thursday.

The hearings are set to commence in the Eastern Cape Province on Tuesday, 02 October 2018, at the East London ICC, 2 Marine Park Complex, 22 Esplanade St, and then followed by Port Elizabeth on 03 October 2018 at the Running Waters Kragga Kamma Rd, Theescombe AH. 

The Western Cape will be on (04 October), Pietermaritzburg (09 October), Durban (10 October), Kimberly (11 October), Rustenburg (12 October), Witbank (16 October), Polokwane (17 October), Bloemfontein (18 October), Pretoria (25 October) and culminating in Johannesburg on (26 October).

This year’s EE public hearings on the amending of EE Act and draft regulations will be held under the theme: “Real transformation makes business sense”.  – SAnews.gov.za