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Achieving Employment Equity in the Public Service: a study of changes between 1995 and 2001

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  • Ingrid Woolard
  • Keith Thompson

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    (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town)

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This paper will seek to analyse the performance of the public sector in implementing affirmative action policies intended to promote employment equity. This will be done primarily by examining the pattern of changes in public sector employment over the past five years. Wherever possible, public sector employment data will also be benchmarked against the performance of the economy as a whole, as well as the public sector targets set by the South African Government. This research paper is sponsored by USAID and administered by the Joint Centre for Political and Economic Studies Inc. under a subcontract agreement from Nathan Associates Inc.

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Paper provided by University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit in its series Working Papers with number 02061.

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Length: 25 pages
Date of creation: Jan 2002
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Publication status: Published in Working Paper Series by the Development Policy Research Unit, January 2002, pages 1-25
Handle: RePEc:ctw:wpaper:02061

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Keywords: South Africa: public sector; affirmative action policies; employment equity;

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