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EEOC to Discontinue Future Pay Data Collection
September 27, 2019
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced that it is not seeking to renew Component 2 of the EEO-1.
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The EEOC’s Approach to Remedies for Discrimination
September 11, 2019
As I was perusing a recently-released volume of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s quarterly Digest of EEO Law, I came across an interesting article, “An Overview of Common Remedies Available in Disparate Treatment Claims of Discrimination.”
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Non-binary Employees and the EEO-1 Report
August 28, 2019
The EEOC has offered some guidance on reporting non-binary employees (those who do not identify as either male or female) on the EEO-1 Component 2 report.
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Court "Paroles" EEOC Criminal History Guidance
August 22, 2019
In the case of the State of Texas v. EEOC (5th Cir. August 6, 2019), the Court ruled that the EEOC overstepped its statutory boundaries by issuing its 2012 Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records and Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
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EEO-1 Component 2 Filing - What You Need to Know
August 1, 2019
The website for the EEO-1 Component 2 online filing system is open, complete with long-awaited sample forms, fairly straightforward instructions, and answers to frequently asked questions.
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What the EEOC Thinks About Opioid Use and the ADA
July 24, 2019
Last week, I attended a training seminar hosted by the EEOC.  Sharon Rennart, a Senior Attorney Advisor at the EEOC, presented in part on how the ADA may apply to employees with Opioid Use Disorder (“OUD”).
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EEO-1 Alert! Portal For Filing Pay Data Reports Opens Mid-July
July 10, 2019
As we previously wrote, a federal lawsuit has resulted in the reinstatement of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s collection of employee pay data from EEO-1 filers through a revised EEO-1 Report.
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Penalizing the Employer for the EEOC’s Mistake?
June 25, 2019
A recent case caused me significant concern on behalf of employers.
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Panicked Over EEO-1 Rulings?
May 29, 2019
I hope that everyone who is required to file an EEO-1 report has filed Component 1 (the original demographic data you have filed for years) by now. Although the government shutdown pushed back the dates for submitting the information this year, everyone knew it would have to be done.
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New EEOC Chair, New EEOC Direction?
May 23, 2019
It took only 23 months, but on May 8, 2019, the United States Senate approved President Trump's nomination of Janet Dhillon to become Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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EEOC to Require Employers to Submit Both 2017 and 2018 Compensation Data by September 30, 2019
May 6, 2019
We recently reported that following protracted legal battles, the EEOC confirmed that Component 1 race, gender and ethnicity data for calendar 2018 must be filed no later than May 31, 2019 using the currently available portal, and Component 2 pay data for calendar year 2018 must be filed no later than September 30, 2019.
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EEOC Charge Filings Fewest in 13 Years
April 26, 2019
The EEOC just released its charge filing statistics for Fiscal Year 2018 (year ending September 30, 2018). A total of 76,418 charges were filed, compared to 84,254 charges during FY 2017 and 91,503 charges during FY 2016.
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