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Why the Affirmative Action legislations should be re-written - Dr Rubin

Former Unionist, Dr Jeff Rubin, wrote a letter in the Business Day newspaper suggesting that regulations under the Employment Equity Act are actually in direct conflict with the legislation itself – particularly regarding the racial definitions given to people under the law.

Dr Rubin was the ANC’s parliamentary researcher for the labour committee, when the Employment Equity bill was being processed.

Dr Rubin explained his views further on the Midday Report with Stephen Grootes.


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