Commission for Employment Equity says business is white and racist

By Andy Rice 29 July 2010

There were some strong words at the release of the tenth annual Employment Equity Report by the Commission for Employment Equity. Labour minister Membathisi Mdladlana professed himself angry about the pace of workplace transformation, and threatened big, turnover-based fines for companies that fail to meet labour legislation targets. That is as a result of what commission chairperson Mpho Nkeli says is continuing white domination of middle to upper level positions and more training and better salaries going to white workers. All of which is based on a review of 74 companies. Fin24, Sapa

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