OFCCP Confirms It Will Leverage EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data


The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently announced that effective immediately, it would be using EEO-1 Component 2 pay data for enforcement. This is a complete departure from the agency’s previous statements. In the official notice, the OFCCP states that its original decision to not leverage the Component 2 Pay Data “was premature…

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Employers: EEO-1 Reporting Portal Scheduled to Open in April

EEO-1 Reporting Portal

There’s important news for employers concerned with advancing their Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that collections of 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 Data, postponed in 2020 due to the Covid-19 crisis, will begin in April 2021. Some background: As part of its efforts to…

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DFEH Adds New Guidance for SB 973 Reporting Due on March 31

CA SB 973 Reporting.

3 minute read California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently released additional FAQs to assist employers in submitting pay data reporting under SB 973 to the DFEH. Under SB 973, beginning this year, private employers with at least 100 employees and required to file an annual Employer Information Report (EEO-1) are required to…

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SPECIAL REPORT: Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Senate Bill 973 into Law

SB 973 Signed Into Law

3 minute read On September 30, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 973 (“SB 973”) into law. The new bill is positioned to have far-reaching implications for pay equity and pay data reporting both in California and beyond. With last year’s announcement by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that it will…

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More Governments are Encouraging Pay Equity Through Transparency

Effective April 2017, the United Kingdom set a global example on the issue of pay equity by requiring organizations to publish 12-month snapshots online accounting for their gender pay gaps. The pay data reports are publicly accessible online. One critical idea underlying the pay data reporting obligations in the UK is that transparency serves to…

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EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Deadline Extended

Employers who did not submit their EEO-1 snapshots for pay data reporting for the 2017 and 2018 tax years by September 30, 2019, are not off the hook. The deadline has been extended to January 31, 2020, in a ruling by a Washington D.C federal judge on October 29, 2019. In April, Judge Tanya S.…

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Pay Data Reporting is Not Going Away

The business world shook when EEO-1 pay data reporting was reinstated by a federal district court in Washington, D.C. earlier this year. Employers with 100 or more employees now have until September 30, 2019, to file wages-paid and hours-worked data for 2017 and 2018, respectively, in addition to other employee demographic data (known collectively as…

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Are You Ready? EEO-1 Pay Data Filing Deadline Approaching Quickly

The deadline to file the 2017 and 2018 Component 2 pay data required for EEO-1 reporting for 2019 is fast approaching. The pay data information must be filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by September 30. Component 2 must be completed by private employers, including federal contractors, with 100 or more employees.…

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