Applying for the Illinois Equal Pay Registration Certificate

Equal Pay Registration Certificate

In March 2021, the state of Illinois amended its SB 1480 Equal Pay Law to clarify new equal pay requirements for Illinois employers. The amendments apply to several existing laws, including the Illinois Equal Pay Act, the Illinois Business Corporation Act, and the Illinois Human Rights Act. A defining feature of Illinois SB 1480 is…

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OFCCP to Release EEO-1 Type 2 Reports in 2023

EEO-1 Reports

Beginning in the new year, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) will release several years’ worth of federal contractors’ EEO-1 type 2 reports. Employers were given a deadline of October 19, 2022, to object to the release of this data. If you believe there is an error and that your company is exempt…

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OFCCP To Release Federal Contractor EEO-1 Reports

EEO-1 Report

On August 19, 2022, the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) gave notice regarding a request to release federal contractors’ EEO-1 report data. Below we dive into the specifics of the request, which organizations it applies to, and what to do to prepare. Why is the OFCCP requesting EEO-1 report data? The Center for…

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No Extensions for California Pay Data Reporting Deadline

California pay data reporting

The time frame for submitting the annual pay data reporting snapshots to the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) is fast approaching.  To make matters more urgent, DFEH staff recently made it known that there would not be any extensions issued this year. Affected employers will need to submit their SB 973pay data…

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Today is the EEO-1 Component 1 Filing Deadline

EEO-1 Component 1

Today, October 25, is the deadline to submit Component 1 of the annual EEO-1 report for the 2019 and 2020 tax years. The deadline was originally extended to August 23 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on organizations but was further extended to give affected businesses more time to compile their snapshots. The…

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California Continues to Map the Frontier of Pay Equity

In the absence of federal legislative activity addressing pay equity, states continue to take matters into their own hands. (See my blog on the federal Paycheck Fairness Act here). Few states are as proactive as California. With three new bills passing the Senate and Assembly in June, the Golden State aims to tackle various elements…

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