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Unfair play in the workplace [So. Africa]

Author: Tumi Makgetla, Mail & Guardian [So. Africa], Published on: 22 March 2007

Racism in the workplace continues to dog corporate South Africa, according to union leaders and black professionals...About 50% of the grievances that banking union Sasbo receives from its members concern racial discrimination, said Sasbo's deputy general secretary Ben Venter... Yet Venter said that racism was subtle in the financial sector, compared with industries such as mining... "What I find very alarming about corporate South Africa is the indifference of executive management toward racist behaviour, and the tendency to deny it when it comes up,"...[Sello Moloko, president of the Association of Black Securities & Investment Professionals] said. [refers to incident involving Investec & includes response of Investec executive]

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Related companies: Investec