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Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 (Act No. 53 of 2003)

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Agri-BEE Charter

5. Elements of Empowerment

5.3. Employment Equity


Employment equity and skills development targets should be achieved within the ambit of the Employment Equity and Skills Development Acts.


The objective of the employment equity element is to increase the representation of Black People, Black Women and Black Designated Groups at Senior Management level, at Professionally Qualified, Experienced Specialist and Mid-Management level and at Skilled Technical and Academically Qualified, Junior Management, Supervisory, Foremen and Superintendent level, in the Agri-lndustry. This will be achieved by increasing the absolute and relative number of Black People in these positions and by implementing mechanisms under the skills development element to ensure that secondary, tertiary and in-house training and development programmes are designed to meet the targets set under the employment equity element.


Agri-Industry undertakes to:-


5.3.1. Proactively employ members of Black Designated Groups at Senior Management, Professionally Qualified, Experienced Specialist, Mid-Management, Skilled Technical and Academically Qualified, Junior Management, Supervisors, Foremen, and Superintendent Levels as prescribed in the Scorecards.