With its aim at sustainability, Employment Equity is meant to bring diversity over time to the workplace, at different levels and different occupational roles, leading to a more resourceful and diverse workforce.
Making Employment Equity work for you.
We will work as part of your team to align with your business goals. Here’s what you can expect in putting employment equity in place:
We conduct a complete analysis of your current demographic profile in your business, and identify under-representation of groups to determine in what direction you should be working.
We compile a general Employment Equity Plan from the insights we drew, which considers the broad landscape of your business – growth, expansion, previous trends, retrenchments, resignations, promotions, etc. This plan provides actionable guidance for future recruitment, training, promotions, and more.
We advise you on your policies and procedures to ensure an Employment Equity Policy is in place, and preempt and address barriers to the recruitment and advancement of specific groups.
We encourage you to communicate these new policies and plans openly and effectively. Eliminate suspicion or fear from your workforce by ensuring that you have the EE Act displayed openly and that your employees understand that Employment Equity does not mean they will be prevented from promotion, fired, retrenched, or otherwise lose jobs or opportunities.
We advise you on equal pay for equal work – to ensure that all employees are paid fairly for their jobs, regardless of gender, race, or other factors.