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Namibia"s affirmative action in employment

Namibia"s affirmative action in employment

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Published by LaRRI, EEC in [Windhoek] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Affirmative action programs -- Namibia.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 104).

    Statementprepared by the Labour Resource and Research Institute (LaRRI) for the Employment Equity Commission (EEC).
    ContributionsLabour Resource and Research Institute (Namibia), Namibia. Employment Equity Commission.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.A34 N36 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22657334M
    ISBN 109991664742
    ISBN 109789991664743
    LC Control Number2007382175

      Therefore, the Office of the Employment Equity Commissioner pressed charges against Sunshine Private School for failing to comply with the provision of section 27 of the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act, No. 29 of ) Act which requires relevant employers to submit their annual Affirmative Action Reports to EEC. Seven years after independence, Namibia is still characterised by gross inequalities. Despite some success in representation and institutional culture, affirmative action has been ineffective in the area of socio-economic redistribution. The author looks critically at affirmative action and its potential to reform, or transform, society. He traces.

    A new law providing for affirmative action in employment was passed in , although it has not yet come into full operation. This Act requires employers with more than 50 employees to prepare affirmative action plans setting forth steps to improve the representation of blacks, women and disabled persons in the workforce. No quotas will be. The affirmative action plan is all about giving equal employment opportunity to all candidates irrespective of gender, ethnicity, disability and being a veteran. This is used to declare that Fair hiring practice is being followed in your organization for selection, recruitment, advancement and other provisions of the employment It further lets.

    Historical background to affirmative action in South Africa 32 Rationale for Affirmative Action 36 Beneficiaries of Affirmative action 37 Arguments against affirmative action 39 Quotas 39 Reverse discrimination 40 Falling standards 42 Tokenism 42 Pertinent initiatives to affirmative action Arab Americans, Affirmative Action, and a Quest for Racial Identity By Tamer, Christine Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights, Vol. 16, No. 1, Fall Read preview Overview Race as Mission Critical: The Occupational Need Rationale in Military Affirmative Action and Beyond By Leach, Bryan W The Yale Law Journal, Vol. , No. 5.


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Affirmative Action (Employment) Act 29 of To achieve equal opportunity in employment in accordance with Article 10 and Article 23 of the Namibian Constitution; to provide for the establishment of the Employment Equity Commission; to redress through appropriate affirmative action plans the conditions of disadvantage in employment experienced by persons in designated groups arising from.

NAMIBIA. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION (EMPLOYMENT) ACT, The following Act which has been passed by the Parliament and signed by the President in terms of the Namibian Constitution is hereby published in terms of Article 56 of that Constitution. Act No. 29, To achieve equal opportunity in employment in accordance with Article.

10 and Article 23 of the Namibian Constitution; to provide for the establishment of the Employment Equity Commission; to redress through appropriate affirmative action plans the conditions of disadvantage in employment experienced by persons in designated groups arising from past discriminatory laws and.

Implementing affirmative action in Namibia: a summarised guide to the Affirmative Action (Employment) (Act 29 of ) Author: Johann W. Van Rooyen: Edition: 2: Publisher: Namibia Institute for Democracy, Length: 36 pages: Subjects. The promulgation of the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act, (Act 29 of ) in September has brought a significant new dimension to Namibian employment relations.

Culminating after a lengthy consultative process between the social partners, the Act provides clarity and certainty regarding appropriate measures toFile Size: 88KB.

Goonesekere, R.K.W. "Affirmative action in education, health, welfare and employment". Center for Development Studies, University of the Western Cape. Affirmative action in. Affirmative action, in the United States, an active effort to improve employment or educational opportunities for members of minority groups and for women.

Affirmative action began as a government remedy to the effects of long-standing discrimination against such groups and has consisted of policies, programs, and procedures that give limited preferences to minorities and women in job hiring. The public sector had to submit its first action-plan report on affirmative measures in August ; the private sector had to do the same in February Follow-ups are expected annually for.

9 hours ago  A rich, multifaceted history of affirmative action from the Civil Rights Act of through today's tumultuous times From acclaimed legal historian, author of a biography of Louis Brandeis ("Remarkable" --Anthony Lewis, The New York Review of Books, "Definitive"--Jeffrey Rosen, The New Republic) and Dissent and the Supreme Court ("Riveting"--Dahlia Lithwick, The New York Times Book.

© Government of Namibia. Hosted by the Office of the Prime Minister. Opinion - Reality in the leadership and management of the cultural and heritage sector in Namibia is the absence of oversight when it comes to compliance with the application of the Affirmative.

In the Namibian context, affirmative action is defined under Article 17 of the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act of as: “a set of measures designed to ensure that persons in designated groups enjoy equal employment opportunities at all level of employment and are equitably represented in the workforce of a relevant employer” (p.

18). STRICTER regulations are in the offing to make the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act more enforceable. Main Navigation -- archive-read The Namibian. Affirmative Action: Namibia: Year: Main Category: Labour: Sub Category: Not Applicable: Origin: Namibia: Page Updated: 13 March Most viewed Laws & Regulations.

Labour Act 11 of Affirmative Action (Employment) Act 29 of Employees' Compensation Act 30 of Employment Services Act 8 of Namibia Qualifications. In terms of Section 20 of the Affirmative action (Employment) Act N0.

29, the Minister shall by notice identify the employers who, as relevant employers, shall comply with this Act. In terms of the notice which was published in the government gazette number on the 1 Julyan employer who employs 25 or more employees is a relevant.

Implementing affirmative action in Namibia: A summarised guide to the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act (Act 29 of ) [Van Rooyen, J.

F] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Implementing affirmative action in Namibia: A summarised guide to the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act (Act 29 of )Author: J. F Van Rooyen. The Namibian is committed to the principles of the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act and candidates from previously disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.

Reference: NAM65 back to. The success of affirmative action in employment and university admissions has not eliminated the education and income gaps between whites and blacks. Although the poverty rate for. Affirmative action in the Workplace program or action plan is a tool of management designed to make sure there is an equal opportunity for employment for all.

The whole idea of this action is that over time there shall be no discrimination whatsoever based on gender, race, ethnic profiles, etc. affirmative action provision for women, by increasing the minimum number of women who must be placed on each party list.

Article This study was published as Legal Assisrance Centre, Affirmative Action for Women in Local Government a (June ). Employees Compensation Act (Act ) and the Affirmative Action Act (Act 29 of ). To this end, the Ministry developed its Vision which is “A productive nation with its workforce enjoying harmonious industrial relations, decent work and full employment”.

Affirmative Action, in its promotion of diversity, can help to stop stereotypes because it creates interactions between groups that may not choose to interact with each other in “real” life. 4. It allows people to chase dreams. Affirmative Action allows people to pursue a career that they may never have considered without help from the program.Implementing affirmative action in Namibia a summarised guide to the Affirmative Action (Employment) (Act 29 of ) by J.

W. F. Van Rooyen. Published by Namibia Institute for Democracy in Windhoek, Namibia. Written in English.