EEOC Ordered To Continue Pay Data Collection

Apparently, election results don’t matter in some of the nation’s courts! A federal judge in Washington, DC this week ordered the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) continue collecting pay data for 2017 & 2018 as required by the Obama administration – despite the fact that the Trump administration reversed that agency mandate!! You’ll recall that…

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EEOC Extends Pay Data Window

Notwithstanding the deadline for employers to collect and report certain pay data for the 2017 and 2018 calendar years to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was this past Tuesday, October 1, the agency has again extended the window for employers to do so. Essentially the agency, which is under court order to collect the…

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EEOC Restricts Pay Data Collection

The ongoing saga over what pay data the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will require from large employers on the EEO-1 form appears to be changing again. Yesterday, the agency published official notice in the Federal Register that it will collect basic information on worker demographics over the next three years, but will no longer…

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EEOC Begins EEO-1 Pay Data Collection

After several significant delays, prompted by court challenges, regulatory delays and other issues, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) this week launched its dedicated web-based portal for businesses that employ 100 or more individuals to begin providing expanded pay and hours worked data for calendar years 2017 and 2018.  This data, delineated by race, ethnicity…

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Trump Nominates Another for EEOC

President Trump has submitted the name of a Wage and Hour Division official as his latest nominee for a vacant seat on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  Current Deputy Administrator for the Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division, Keith Sonderling was nominated to a vacant republican commissioner position by the President. If confirmed,…

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SEIU, ACLU, Fight for $15 Sue McDonald’s

Some 23 individual complaints were filed this week against McDonalds alleging sexual harassment at some of its corporate and franchised stores. The majority of the claims were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and contend (again) that McDonald’s is a joint employer of the workers in their franchised locations and hence, equally re$pon$ible and…

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EEOC Gets Quorum, For Time Being

The US Senate Wednesday confirmed Janet Dhillon for a seat on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by a 50-43 vote, giving the agency a three-seat quorum for the first time since January.  How long that quorum will last, remains to be seen. Dhillon, nominated by President Trump in June, 2017, was confirmed for one of…

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Court Sets September 30 for EEO-1 Reporting

Yesterday, the federal court for the District of Columbia formally set September 30, 2019 as the deadline for employers to submit “Component 2” data from the EEO-1 form. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been battling challengers in court over the effective date, when employers must submit information on employee compensation and hours worked,…

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EEOC Sets September 30 Date for EEO-1 Reports

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has responded to a March 4 federal court order and set a new September 30 deadline for the filing of EEO-1 gender and race reports. The deadline was originally March, but due to the government shutdown at the beginning of this year, it was delayed until May 31, and…

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House Passes Paycheck Fairness Act

On Wednesday of this week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 7) by a margin of 242 – 187. A handful of Republicans joined every Democrat in the Chamber to send the measure along to the republican-controlled Senate, where it will likely die without any movement in the current session.…

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