Understand how to develop your Employment Equity Plan and complete your Employment Equity Act Reports

Bookings Close : TBC 2021

Course details

Date: TBC October 2021
Time: 08h30 for 09h00 – 16h30
Cost: R 3000 ex vat

Frik Boonzaaier

Senior Human Capital Consultant

Frik has a BA and Honours in Psychology and a Masters in Research Psychology. He has dedicated the past 22 years assisting businesses in the management of their people. He is well positioned on the Senior BEESA Transformation Consulting Team as a Senior Human Capital Transformation Consultant.

The Amended Employment Equity Act and Employment Equity Regulations have introduced a number of new concepts and also new templates which need to be considered in the implementation of Employment Equity. This is therefore a good time to review the company’s Employment Equity Plan and Employment Equity Reporting in light of the new requirements.

The regulations have introduced more specific requirements in the development and implementation of an Employment Equity Plan, e.g. specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time bound annual objectives, numerical goals and targets with exact time frames and strategies, as well as a template with minimum requirements, etc. These need to be considered when developing and reviewing such plans.

The regulations also include some changes to The Employment Equity Reporting Format. Different companies are applying the principles regarding reporting differently and processes of reporting can often be more efficient, e.g. using the functionality of Excel better to simplify reporting.

This session will include:

1). Complying with the Employment Equity Act (1): Developing an Employment Equity Plan:

  1. The optimal duration of the plan
  2. Annual Objectives and Time frames

iii. Barriers and Affirmative Action Measures with reference to policies, procedures and practices

  1. Workforce Profiles (including Workforce Movement) and bench-marking in order to determine Numerical Goals and Targets
  2. Procedures to Monitor and Evaluate the Implementation of the Plan
  3. Dispute Resolution Mechanisms

2). Complying with the Employment Equity Act (2): Completion of Employment Equity Reports (EEA2 and EEA4):

  1. Collection of Employment Equity data
  2. Allocation of occupations to Occupational Levels

iii. Allocation of individuals to Race, Gender, Disabled and Foreign National Profiles

  1. Using the functionality of Microsoft Excel to perform the necessary analyses of the above for Employment Equity Reporting (EEA2)
  2. Principles behind the Current Employment, Recruitment, Promotion and Termination Profiles and populating these profiles

vii. Understanding the concepts of Numerical Goals and Numerical Targets

viii. Determining Numerical Goals and Numerical Targets

  1. Determining Barriers to Employment Equity and Affirmative Action Measures to address these
  2. Principles behind completing the Income Differential Statement (EEA4)
  3. Using the functionality of Microsoft Excel to perform the necessary analyses of salary information for Employment Equity Reporting (EEA4)

xii. Providing reasons for Income Differentials.

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