Commission for Employment Equity Appointed New Members


Thulas Nxesi

The Department of Employment and Labour released a statement announcing that new members were appointed to the Commission for Employment Equity (CEE).

The new members will serve for five years on a part time basis as guided by the provisions of the Employment Equity (EE) Act, this will take place from 1 December 2020 until 30 November 2025.

The role of the CEE is to advise the Employment and Labour Minister on codes of good practice, regulations and policy, and any other matter concerning the EE Act.

CEE may also make awards recognising achievements of employers in furthering the purpose of the Act, including appropriate and well-researched norms and benchmarks for the setting of numerical goals in various sectors.

Tabea Kabinde has been retained as CEE chairperson. She holds a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology and has been within the recruitment industry for over two decades.

“She has wide experience in the human resources and organisational development fields; specialising in change management and facilitation of involvements, recruitment and selection, executive search, as well as psychometric screening,” said the department.

The CEE is made up of Jensma Stieneke, Dineo Mmako, Bhabhali Maphikela Nhlapo, Lebogang Mulaisi, Mpho Vuma, Puleng Tsebe, Thembi Chagonda, and Zinzisa Pearl Mgolodela.

The Commission for Employment Equity (CEE) is a statutory body established in terms of section 28 of the EE Act. The commission members are appointed by the Minister of Employment and Labour, according to section 29(1) of the EE Act, which includes the appointment of the chairperson and eight members nominated by the National Economic Development and Labour Council social partners, i.e. two each from the organised business, organised labour, community and the State.


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