In the next chapter of the EEO pay data collection story, the EEOC announced today it has contracted with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT) to

conduct an independent assessment of the quality and utility of the EEO-1 Component 2 data for FY 2017 and 2018.

This is

It seems the end has finally come for at least one part of the pay data reporting story.  Today, Judge Chutkan ordered the EEO-1 Component 2 pay data reporting portal closed.  The closing of the portal signals the end of the required collection of pay data for 2017 and 2018 from eligible employers.

The direction

As previously reported, EEOC is expected to publish tomorrow a Notice of Information Collection regarding EEO-1 Reporting.  An advance copy of the notice reports that

the EEOC is not seeking to renew Component 2 of the EEO-1.

Instead, the Commission has concluded it should consider information from the current Component 2 collection before deciding

EEO-1 Annual Pay Data Reporting Has Arrived: What Should Employers Do Now? 

As we’ve been reporting, the new EEO-1 reporting rules require employers with 100 or more employees to annually report W-2 earnings, work hours, race/ethnicity and gender for all U.S. employees, separately for each location.

First reporting will be on 2017 data. The first

It rolls around each year:  back to school, Labor Day, football season and the September 30th deadline for government reporting.  While next year may bring changes given the proposed  EEO-1 pay report, the filing obligations remained unchanged for this year.

Extensions

Of note, we suspect the deadlines may not be automatically extended this year

The second day of the 2016 ILG National Conference was filled with many informative sessions including those on implementing affirmative action plans, diversity initiatives, steering, and everyone’s favorite topic – pay.

The day opened with an address from EEOC Commissioner Victoria Lipnic. Commissioner Lipnic shared details of the Agency’s work studying harassment in the workplace.

Today the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission held a public hearing regarding the Agency’s pending proposed revisions to the EEO-1 Report to include a pay reporting component.  As proposed, all employers with 100 or more employees would add information on aggregate pay ranges and hours worked to the EEO-1 report, beginning in 2017.

During