EEOC Again Requiring Pay Data

Just over one week ago the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) resurrected a mandatory filing for qualified employers of 2019 and 2020 workplace diversity data (EEO-1 Component 1). Generally speaking, the dictate applies to employers with at least 100 employees as well as federal contractors with 50 or more employees. You may recall that the…

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Pay Equity Bill Refiled in Congress

The federal Paycheck Fairness Act has been reintroduced in Congress for the current session, while another half-dozen state legislatures are considering similar mandates within their state borders. The federal legislation, filed by Connecticut Representative Rosa DeLauro, requires more transparency by companies regarding worker compensation and would also ban employers from asking applicants about their salary…

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Court Accepts End of Pay Data Collection

In a decision rendered earlier this week, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia approved a request by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to close any further collection of pay data for years 2017 and 2018. The mandate for collection of the expanded pay data, which includes detailed information on sex, race…

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Court Hears EEO-1 Pay Data Appeal

Earlier this week, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia heard oral arguments on the EEOC mandate to collect expanded pay data from large employers. Recall that the Obama administration updated its EEO-1 form to require certain businesses to provide pay data broken down by race, ethnicity and gender. The Office of…

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EEOC Hearing on Pay Data Collection

Staying in the regulatory realm a bit longer, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) held a public hearing earlier this week on proposed changes to the EEO-1 form. The proposed revisions deal specifically with the collection of pay data broken down by race, ethnicity and gender as was required by an Obama administration initiative. EEOC,…

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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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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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