Proposed amendments to Employment Equity Act challenged

Institute of Race Relations says bill would trigger disinvestment and emigration, but Cosatu all for it

Proposed amendments to the Employment Equity Act, which seek to give the labour minister the authority to set employment equity targets for employers across the economy, will trigger a flight of scarce skills and capital, the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) told parliament on Tuesday.

Parliament is holding public hearings on the contentious  Employment Equity Amendment Bill...

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