Intelligence Transfer Centre will host the 1st Annual EMPLOYMENT EQUITY COMMITTEES CONFERENCE at the Indaba Hotel in Fourways on 29 and 30 March 2023.
Hosting a number of renowned experts, this conference will provide a platform for a number of industry stakeholders to discuss solutions to historical and new forms of discrimination as well as current challenges in the workplace. Placing the spotlight on race, disability and gender the conference also aims to highlight the importance of equality, fairness and inclusion of all employees in both public and private sectors. Pivotal areas of discussion include manufacturing, pharmaceutical, various sectors of government and male-dominated industries.
Boasting a wealth of information, delegates will detail processes of transformation, training and skills development for personal and economic growth. They will also detail the importance of employment equity plans, how employers should meet the objectives of such plans in line with the Department of Labour’s Code of Good Practice and the steps to ensure the elimination of discrimination in the workplace.
Some of the confirmed speaker departments include, the DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR, DEPARTMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT (DID), SOUTH AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (SAHRC), MERCEDES-BENZ SOUTH AFRICA, SANDVIK MINING AND ROCK TECHNILOGY, ASPEN PHARMA GROUP just to name a few.
Pertinent issues to be discussed include: Selecting a diverse EE committee to ensure fair/full representation of employee needs, The importance of EEA compliance, and the penalties that may ensue should employers neglect their obligation, Encouraging for representation of members of the minority groups such as women, people of colour and disability who suffer discrimination, Promoting Equity with Skill Development Training through employee development strategy methodology in line with the EEA, Assessing the BEE policy and the preferential procurement policy framework consistency, Encouraging total transparency just to name a few.
Lebogang M Mokou
Project Manager: Conferencing
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