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employment equity

n
1. (Sociology) South African a policy or programme designed to reserve jobs for people formerly disadvantaged under apartheid
2. (Sociology) Canadian a policy or programme designed to ensure equal opportunity in employment
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This appointment also reaffirms SAPs commitment to empowering women in leadership and is in line with the companys dedication to furthering South Africas employment equity and transformation agenda, adds Steve.
Community benefits agreements are part of a suite of emerging strategies used by labour-community coalitions to increase employment equity within the construction sector that includes impact benefit agreements (IBAS); community workforce agreements within project labour agreements (PLAS); and city-wide ordinances governing public works projects, as well as targeted hiring policies by individual public agencies.
Through a combination of memoir and social history, Dranoff brings to life the struggles around family law, pay and employment equity, violence against women, abortion rights, childcare, pension rights, political engagement, public policy, and access to legal justice.
Employment equity seeks to increase the representation of historically disadvantaged groups in employment.
Afrox not only demonstrates a unique ability to manage the Research and Sustainability, elements within its own operations, but also demonstrates an ability to manage its impact on the environment, and its commitment to Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment, job creation, employment equity and private and public partnerships.
The book includes the writings and research of twenty-five contributors who are deeply committed to ensuring education and employment equity and the eradication of violence against students and employees.
Sadly that was not the case in 1991 when the first piece of legislation to be repealed by the 1991 National Government was the Employment Equity Act.
Percy McCallum, Swakop Uranium Vice-President Human Resources and Business Support said, "Swakop Uranium strives to implement best practice standards in occupational health and safety, employment equity, conditions of employment, training and development and industrial relations.
The Commission for Employment Equity (CEE) report finds that two decades after the collapse of apartheid, there is a "staggered and inconsistent" pattern in the promotion of designated groups to top management.
AfriForum warned that they will report South African sports bodies to international sports authorities, should they yield to pressure to implement racial quotas, while trade union Solidarity indicated that the implementation of quotas would be unlawful, as it was contrary to the Employment Equity Act.
It recognised CIBC for maintaining a national employment equity and diversity council, employment equity and diversity advisory committees, and diversity champions within CIBC's global operations and recruitment teams.
a national leading provider of Human Capital Management (HCM), Employment Equity and Diversity consulting services announces client support pertaining to changes in the Federal Contractors Program (FCP).
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