What does a Employment Equity attorney do?

An Employment Equity attorney practices in legal matters related to employment equity, which aims to promote equality and eliminate unfair discrimination in the workplace. They can provide valuable assistance and guidance to both employees and employers in matters concerning employment equity. Here's what they can do for you.:

  Legal Compliance: They ensure that employers comply with the Employment Equity Act (EEA) and related legislation. They advise employers on their obligations and assist in implementing policies and practices that promote equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusivity in the workplace.

  Employment Equity Plans: They in this field can assist employers in developing and implementing Employment Equity Plans (EEPs). They provide guidance on conducting workforce analysis, setting targets, and implementing affirmative action measures to address employment equity imbalances and promote fair representation in the workplace.

  Discrimination Claims: If you believe you have experienced unfair discrimination in the workplace, an Employment Equity attorney can help you understand your rights and options. They can assess your case, provide legal advice, and assist in lodging a discrimination complaint with the appropriate authorities, such as the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration (CCMA) or the Equality Court.

  Employment Equity Audits: They can conduct Employment Equity Audits to assess an organization's compliance with employment equity obligations. They review employment practices, policies, and data to identify areas of non-compliance, potential discrimination, or barriers to equal opportunity. They provide recommendations for corrective actions and strategies to promote employment equity.

  Training and Awareness: They can provide training and awareness programs to employers and employees on employment equity rights and obligations. They educate organizations on the importance of diversity and inclusion, provide guidance on creating a respectful and equitable workplace culture, and assist in the implementation of awareness campaigns.

  Workplace Policies and Procedures: They in this field can assist in developing and reviewing workplace policies and procedures to ensure compliance with employment equity requirements. They help employers establish anti-discrimination policies, harassment prevention measures, reasonable accommodation guidelines, and other policies that foster equal opportunity and inclusivity.

  Dispute Resolution: They can represent both employees and employers in employment equity-related disputes. They assist in negotiation, mediation, or litigation processes to resolve conflicts arising from alleged discrimination or failure to comply with employment equity obligations.

Choose area for Employment Equity Attorneys

Auckland Park
Forest Town
Greenstone Hill
North Riding
Parktown North
Western Cape
Cape Town
Mossel Bay
Kwazulu Natal
La Lucia
Richards Bay
Umhlanga Ridge
West Acres Central
Free State
North West Province
Northern Cape
Eastern Cape