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Employment Equity Act No 55 of 1998

No. NO. 55 of 1998 of 1998
Legislated: 12 October 1998
(The Government of South Africa)

Employment Equity Act No 55 of 1998

The purpose of this Act is to achieve equity in the workplace by:

  • The promotion of equal opportunity and fair treatment in employment through the elimination of unfair discrimination.
  • The implementation of affirmative action measures to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups, in order to ensure their equitable representation in all occupational categories and levels in the workplace.
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