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Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No. 55 of 1998)

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Preparation, Implementation and Monitoring of the Employment Equity Plan (EE Plan)

7. Developing the EE Plan

7.3 Objectives of the EE Plan


In determining the annual objectives for the EE Plan, the following must be taken into account:

(a) The purpose or overall objective of the Act is to achieve equitable representation of the designated groups in the workplace that is free from unfair discrimination.
(b) The objectives in the EE Plan must be specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time bound (SMART).
(c) Broader objectives of the business.
(d) Prioritizing and resource availability and allocation.