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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)

8. Reporting


(a) A designated employer is expected to submit their employment equity report to the Department of Labour annually on the first working day of October or by a prescribed date for online reporting.
(b) The employer must consult with its employees or employee representatives and union representatives through established forum(s) prior to submitting their EE Report to the Department of Labour.
(c) The EE Report must be used as a monitoring and evaluation tool to inform future implementation strategies and the preparation of successive plans.
(d) EE Reports must reflect the progress made against the employer’s current EE Plan.
(e) EE Reports must be completed by employers using the EEA2 and EEA4 form contained in the regulations.
(f) Public companies must include their workforce profile in their financial report using the EEA10 form format contained in the regulations.