EEOC Allows For Late 2021 EEO-1 Reporting Submissions

EEO-1 reporting

Despite the EEO-1 filing deadline for the 2021 tax year being earlier this month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is allowing for “late” submissions through June 21. Included in the EEO-1 frequently asked questions, the agency explains that if an organization does not meet the original deadline of May 17, 2022, it will enter…

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Activision Blizzard Reaches $18 Million Settlement with EEOC

Activision Blizzard

High-profile entertainment company, Activision Blizzard reached an $18 million settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) last week. The case involved various charges of gender discrimination and it’s the EEOC’s second-largest sexual harassment agreement ever. As part of the resolution, employees who worked at the company between September 1, 2016, and the present day…

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Federal Agencies to Prioritize Pay Equity Enforcement

Pay Equity Enforcement

A recent Bloomberg Law interview with former commissioner and acting chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Victoria A. Lipnic, sheds light on the future of pay equity enforcement in the U.S.  While Lipnic advises employers to stay tuned for details of EEOC’s new strategic enforcement plan for 2022, she confirms the agency’s efforts…

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It’s Time for Equal Pay in America

It’s Time for Equal Pay in America

If you see red today, it’s not by accident. Women across the country are being encouraged to wear red today, Equal Pay Day, as a reminder of the significant gender wage gap that exists in America. The National Committee on Pay Equity, a coalition that has been working to eliminate sex-and race-based wage discrimination and…

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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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The OFCCP’s Directive 2018-07 Supports Affirmative Action

The U.S. Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has a new directive to ensure that federal contractors have prepared a written affirmative action program (AAP) and that the program is being updated annually. Directive 2018-07 establishes a program to ensure that federal contractors are complying with their AAP obligations. The OFCCP…

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