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Legislation

Employment Equity Act [No. 55 of 1998]

The EE Act applies to all employers and workers and protects workers and job seekers from unfair discrimination, and also provides a framework for implementing affirmative action.

The Employment Equity Amendment Act 16 January 2014

The Skills Development Act

The Skills Development Act aims to develop the skills of the South African workforce and to improve the quality of life of workers and their prospects of work.

The Skills Development Levies Act

The Act prescribes how employers should contribute to the National Skills Fund.

Codes of Good Practice

The preparation, implementation and monitoring of the Employment Equity Plan

The objective of this Code is to provide guidelines of good practice, in terms of the requirements of the Employment Equity Act

Integration of Employment Equity into Human Resources Policies Part 1
Integration of Employment Equity into Human Resources Policies Part 2

This Code identifies areas of human resources that are key to employment equity, which can be used to advance equity objectives.

Key Aspects on the Employment of People with Disabilities

This Code is a guide for employers and workers on promoting equal opportunities and fair treatment for people with disabilities.

Key Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Employment

The Code’s objective is to provide guidelines for employers, workers and trade unions on how to manage HIV/AIDS within the workplace.