Equality in the Workplace: Reflections from South Africa and Beyond


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    Edition: 1st Edition
  • Format: Soft Cover
  • ISBN: 9780702184574
  • Language(s): English
  • Extent: 332 Pages
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  • Category: International Law, Private and Public, Labour Law

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This collection of essays evaluates the efficacy in achieving the goals stated by the Employment Equity Act against the background of South Africa and comparative experiences in India, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and the European Union. It covers the general principles and grounds of discrimination, analyses the success or otherwise of affirmative action measures in South Africa and evaluates employment equity for the disabled, migrant workers, those with family responsibilities, women and the aged. Contributions are by eminent international and local experts.

Part I: Substantive Equality: Comparative & Critical Perspectives
  • The Aims and Limits of Equality Laws by Bob Hepple
  • Facing the Future: Substantive Equality Under the Spotlight by Sandra Fredman 
  • The Supreme Court of Canada, Substantive Equality, and Inequality at Work by Judy Fudge 
  • Unfair Discrimination Law – Developments at European Level (with specific reference to the new German Act on Equal Treatment) by Manfred Weiss 
  • Constitutional Equality in South Africa by Catherine Albertyn 
  • Different Routes to Equality and Empowerment by Paul Benjamin 
  • Plus ça change: Re-inventing Inequality in the Post-apartheid Workplace by Jan Theron

Part II: General Principles & Grounds of Discrimination 

  • The prohibition of unfair discrimination: Applying s 3(d) of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 by Darcy du Toit 
  • Age discrimination in South African labour law: A critical assessment of the law on 'retiring' older workers by Craig Bosch 
  • The New Disability Convention: Implications for Disability Equality Norms in the South African Workplace by Charles Ngwena 
  • Flexible Working Arrangements for Employees with Family Responsibilities – The Failings of the Employment Equity Act . 194  by Tamara Cohen & Lisa Dancaster
  • Gender Discrimination in Labour Law and Social Security: Perspectives from SADC by Marius Olivier
  • Migrant Workers and Non-discrimination in the Workplace: An International Law Perspective by Annette Lansink

Part III: Affirmative Action 

  • Towards Inclusion and Diversity: India's Experience with Affirmative Action by Kamala Sankaran
  • The Beneficiaries of Affirmative Action by Ockert Dupper 
  • Transformative Failure: The Adjudication of Affirmative Action Appointment Disputes by Alan Rycroft

  • Labour lawyers
  • Equality court practitioners & magistrates
  • Human Rights Commission
  • Employment Equity Commission
  • Gender Commission
  • Labour law academics 
  • Domestic scholars interested in a comparative perspective
  • Anyone involved in the study and practice of international policy in the field of equality oriented regulation

Key Benefits

  • Evaluates the efficacy of the Employment Equity Act in achieving its stated goals, against the background  of comparative experiences in India, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and the European Union
  • Covers the general principles and grounds of discrimination
  • Analyses the success or otherwise of affirmative action measures in South Africa
  • Evaluates employment equity for the disabled, migrant workers, those with family responsibilities, women and the aged
  • Contributions are by eminent international and local expert

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This collection of essays evaluates the efficacy in achieving the goals stated by the Employment Equity Act against the background of South Africa and comparative experiences in India, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and the European Union. It covers the general principles and grounds of discrimination, analyses the success or otherwise of affirmative action measures in South Africa and evaluates employment equity for the disabled, migrant workers, those with family responsibilities, women and the aged. Contributions are by eminent international and local experts.

Part I: Substantive Equality: Comparative & Critical Perspectives
  • The Aims and Limits of Equality Laws by Bob Hepple
  • Facing the Future: Substantive Equality Under the Spotlight by Sandra Fredman 
  • The Supreme Court of Canada, Substantive Equality, and Inequality at Work by Judy Fudge 
  • Unfair Discrimination Law – Developments at European Level (with specific reference to the new German Act on Equal Treatment) by Manfred Weiss 
  • Constitutional Equality in South Africa by Catherine Albertyn 
  • Different Routes to Equality and Empowerment by Paul Benjamin 
  • Plus ça change: Re-inventing Inequality in the Post-apartheid Workplace by Jan Theron

Part II: General Principles & Grounds of Discrimination 

  • The prohibition of unfair discrimination: Applying s 3(d) of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 by Darcy du Toit 
  • Age discrimination in South African labour law: A critical assessment of the law on 'retiring' older workers by Craig Bosch 
  • The New Disability Convention: Implications for Disability Equality Norms in the South African Workplace by Charles Ngwena 
  • Flexible Working Arrangements for Employees with Family Responsibilities – The Failings of the Employment Equity Act . 194  by Tamara Cohen & Lisa Dancaster
  • Gender Discrimination in Labour Law and Social Security: Perspectives from SADC by Marius Olivier
  • Migrant Workers and Non-discrimination in the Workplace: An International Law Perspective by Annette Lansink

Part III: Affirmative Action 

  • Towards Inclusion and Diversity: India's Experience with Affirmative Action by Kamala Sankaran
  • The Beneficiaries of Affirmative Action by Ockert Dupper 
  • Transformative Failure: The Adjudication of Affirmative Action Appointment Disputes by Alan Rycroft

  • Labour lawyers
  • Equality court practitioners & magistrates
  • Human Rights Commission
  • Employment Equity Commission
  • Gender Commission
  • Labour law academics 
  • Domestic scholars interested in a comparative perspective
  • Anyone involved in the study and practice of international policy in the field of equality oriented regulation

Key Benefits

  • Evaluates the efficacy of the Employment Equity Act in achieving its stated goals, against the background  of comparative experiences in India, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and the European Union
  • Covers the general principles and grounds of discrimination
  • Analyses the success or otherwise of affirmative action measures in South Africa
  • Evaluates employment equity for the disabled, migrant workers, those with family responsibilities, women and the aged
  • Contributions are by eminent international and local expert

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