Whites ‘are not being squeezed out of top jobs in South Africa’

White employees in South Africa remain far more likely than their black counterparts to hold top management positions in companies, according to a senior government official.

20th February, 2010

White employees in South Africa remain far more likely than their black counterparts to hold top management positions in companies, according to a senior government official.

Speaking at a public lecture in Pretoria’s Tshwane University of Technology, Jimmy Manyi, the labour department’s director-general, said this situation prevailed despite the introduction ten years ago of employment legislation to tackle workplace inequality, a senior government official said last week.

Manyi said black workers...

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