All designated employers must, in terms of Section 21 of the Employment Equity Act, No 55 of 1998, submit their annual employment equity report by 3 October 2016. The electronic submission of the employment equity report is open until 15 January 2017.
A designated employer is defined as:
- an employer who employs 50 or more people,
- an employer who employs less than 50 people but has a total annual turnover that is
equal to or above the applicable turnover of a small business in terms of Schedule 4
of the Act.
To see various sectors and Annual Turnover Thresholds for each sector click here to download the full pdf document issued by SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants).