The Department of Labour’s Inspection and Enforcement Services branch has announced its intention to take six companies to court for prosecution for failure to prepare employment equity (EE) plans "and reporting to the director-general on plans that do not exist‚ which amounts to misrepresentation". The companies were Gooderson; Clientele Legal; Clientele Life; Mazor Aluminium; Mazor Steel; and Spanjaard‚ the department said in a statement on Monday. The Department of Labour’s chief director of statutory and advocacy services‚ Advocate Fikiswa Mncanca‚ said the companies would be taken to the Labour Court for prosecution. Mncanca said in addition‚ the companies would be taken to Magistrate’s Court for misrepresentation. She said the six companies had already been sent letters of intention to prosecute. Mncanca said last week (August 14-18) 12 companies were scheduled for visits‚ and out of the 12‚ only six were visited and they were also found not to be complying with the provisions...

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