EMPLOYMENT EQUITY FORUM AND MEETINGS
In terms of the Employment Equity Act, the company is obliged to set up an Employment
Equity Committee (the EEC). This committee is a consultation forum where the employer
and the employee representatives (and the unions) must meet on a regular basis to consult
on employment equity matters.
You have been nominated and elected to the EEC as a committee member. Your duties will
include but not be limited to the following:
Consultation with the employer on EE related matters;
Consultation with and feedback to employees on preparation and implementation of
employment equity submissions to the EEC in order to achieve reasonable progress towards
employment equity in the workplace;
Identifying employment equity barriers and affirmative action measures;
Making representations and consulting on numerical goals to achieve equitable representation
of suitable qualified people from designated groups within each occupational category and level
in the workforce;
Ensure the timeous submission of employment equity reports;
Further details of your role are also outlined in the Employment Equity Charter.
Due to the nature of your position and assigned responsibilities within Company and this EEC, you
will have access to confidential information, whether through correspondence, discussion or formal
and informal meetings.
It is expected from a person in your position to treat all information as strictly confidential and with
the signing of this letter; you agree to bind yourself to this agreement.
Should you be found guilty of not keeping to this agreement actions according to the company’s
disciplinary procedure can be taken against you.
I accept the above duties as the Employment Equity Committee Member