oa De Rebus - The new employment equity act 55 of 1998

Volume 1998, Issue 371
  • ISSN : 0250-0329



A commentary on the powers of the labour inspector in monitoring and enforcement The Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998* is aimed at redressing the imbalances which for many years applied in the employment sphere. It is also clear that the general purpose of the Act is to foster democracy in the workplace and to ensure equality in the workplace (s 1). Having said that, it is appropriate to look at certain-n sections of the Act and. in particular, the practical problems that the Act might pose. The purpose of this article is to consider the provisions of chapter 5 part (A) of the Act against the background of a decision of the Appellate Division (as it then was).

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