Employment Equity reminder
The Department of Labour’s online portal opened on 1 September 2018 and will be open until 15th January 2019. This submission must outline how your business intends to implement Employment Equity (EE) in the workforce, in line with set targets.
Who needs to submit EE reports?
- All employers who qualify as Designated Employers need to submit the EE reports.
Who qualifies as a Designated Employer?
- An employer who employs 50 or more employees; and
- An employer who employs fewer than 50 employees but has a total annual turnover that is equal to or above the applicable annual turnover of a small business in terms of Schedule 4 of the Employment Equity Act.
What submission date is applicable for newly qualified Designated Employers?
- Employers who meet the qualifying criteria of a Designated Employer for the first time between the first working day of April 2018 and the last working day of September 2018 are only required to submit their EE Report on the first working day of October 2019.