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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Some New Guidance on EEO-1 Reports But Questions Remain
April 26, 2019
We recently addressed a challenging situation that faced employers required to file EEO-1 forms. This includes both private employers with 100 or more employees and federal contractors and first-tier subcontractors with both 50 or more employees and federal contracts of at least $50,000.
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Court Orders EEO-1 Pay Data Collection by September 30
April 25, 2019
When we left the saga of the EEO-1 pay data collection legal battles last month, a federal court had given the EEOC until April 3 to detail how and when it planned to implement its order reinstating the collection of pay and hours information (aka Component 2 data) from employers.
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Confused About the EEO-1?
March 27, 2019
Even though the online portal for filing 2018’s EEO-1 report is already open and accepting submissions, the reporting requirements could change. This is what we know so far, including some history of this report.
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FOIA Request to the EEOC – Maybe Think About Section 83 Instead?
March 6, 2019
For all you employment litigators, we just learned that you don’t have to file a Freedom of Information Act request with the EEOC in order to get its file on a plaintiff’s charge of discrimination.
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@USDOL Gives Working Parents FMLA Pass to Attend Children's Special Education Meetings

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NLRB Expands Scope of Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

Aug 15

The First Rollout of Proposed Amendments to the NLRB's Election Rules