Johannesburg - Nearly 80% of employers are in compliance
with the Employment Equity Act, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant said on
Of 9 468 companies inspected for employment equity
compliance in the past financial year 7 449 were found to be in the clear, she
said at a workshop to review the department's performance in 2010/11.
"This represents a whopping 79% compliance level,"
She said the department had trained 1 021 shop stewards on
the Employment Equity Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and the
Basic Conditions of Employment Act.