As previewed last week, EEOC has provided additional details regarding the anticipated opening of the EEO-1 pay data reporting portal and helpdesk.

The EEOC is now reporting it expects a web-based portal for the collection of 2017 and 2018 Component 2 data will be active by mid-July 2019.

The URL for the portal will be It is important to note the portal is not yet open.

The EEOC stated it will be notifying filers prior to the launch of the portal.  It has also said it will be providing FAQs and other materials to assist filers with the submission of Component 2 data.

As we also previously reported, the EEOC expects that a helpdesk will be fully operational starting on approximately June 17, 2019.  Again, it is important to note the helpdesk is not yet operational.

The contact information for the helpdesk will be:

  • Email:
  • Toll Free: (877) 324-6214

As always, we will continue to update you with additional developments as they become available.

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Laura A. Mitchell is a Principal in the Denver, Colorado, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is a member of the firm’s Affirmative Action and OFCCP Defense practice group as well as the firm’s Pay Equity Resource Group. She is also on the leadership team for the firm’s Government Contractor Industry Group.

Her practice is focused on representing government and non-government contractors in OFCCP matters, preparing for and defending OFCCP audits, and counseling employers on issues stemming from OFCCP regulations. Ms. Mitchell personally oversees the development of hundreds of AAPs each year and is intimately involved in the defense of numerous OFCCP audits. She also spends significant time counseling companies in connection with conducting pay equity analyses as well as government contractor employment obligations.

Ms. Mitchell is the editor and a principal contributor of The Affirmative Action Law Advisor blog and frequently presents on pay equity, affirmative action compliance, OFCCP enforcement trends, and government contractor obligations.

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