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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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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Wage Gap Not Diminishing in Quest for Equal Pay

Wage Gap Not Diminishing in Quest for Equal Pay

Women are not gaining ground in the effort to achieve equal pay, and they may be falling behind in the U.S. However, the trends point to the effort to provide equal pay for women to be successful. It’s only a matter of time. Recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that despite efforts put…

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Time to Take Payroll Snapshots for EEO-1 Reporting

In late 2017, the reporting deadline for providing the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) with annual EEO-1 data changed from September 30, 2017, to a new deadline of March 31, 2018. The EEO-1 report for 2018 payroll data is due on March 31, 2019. Now is the time to decide which pay period within…

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An Employer May Lose Key Defense in Discrimination Claim for Failing to Maintain EEOC Records

Failure to Maintain EEOC Records May Prevent an Employer from Key Defense in Discrimination Claim

A recent federal ruling in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. JBS USA, LLC illustrates the importance of preserving records upon notice. In JBS, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sought sanctions against the employer for failing to preserve certain records pertinent to the asserted discrimination claim. In holding that the employer had a duty to…

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