10 Years prison for offenders

The amended Employment Equity Act currently before parliament has severe penalities for non-compliance. It proposes that it become a criminal offence if Employment Equity Plans are not submitted by qualifying enterprises and that the penalty be increased to a maximum of 10 (ten) years imprisonment for the offending CEO or owner.

Also, it will be illegal to go into business with any company who can't prove that they have complied with this Act. The same punishment will apply.

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