07 August 2014
The Department of
Labour said it will impose harsh penalties on companies who do not comply with
the new Amended Employment Equity Act.
One of the
changes to the Act deals with equal pay which means same work or similar work
for equal pay for employees working for the same employer.
to the act were signed into law by President Jacob Zuma on the 1st of August 2014.
Spokesperson Candice van Reenen said in affirming the department’s compliance
the roadshow in Millerton highlighted the harsh penalties should companies not
comply with the Employment Equity Act.
General may apply directly to the Labour Court to impose
fines should we find that companies do not implement employment equity plans”
Van Reenen added.
Labels: Department of Labour warning companies on the new EE Act