Employers who file EEO-1 reports also will have to file related salary reports, so-called “EEO-1 Component 2” reports by Sept. 30 for calendar years 2017 and 2018. The date the survey will be open has not yet been announced.
Affected employers (generally those with 100 or more employees and certain federal contractors) should monitor the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website for further developments. Here is the notice filed by the commission.
Meanwhile, the law firm Jackson Lewis thinks this announcement means the end of court appeals.
“Given this development, a government appeal seems unlikely, but we will continue to monitor and will update in the event of an appeal,” the firm’s attorneys write. Read more.
EEO-1 reports require businesses with 100 or more employees and certain federal contractors to report the job titles of their employees by race and gender. Those reports are due May 31 this year. In 2016, the Obama administration expanded the reports to include salary and wage information in addition to job titles. President Donald Trump’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) put that requirement on hold, citing its authority to halt burdensome regulatory requirements.
In March, U.S. District Court Judge Tanya S. Chutkan ordered reinstatement of the wage and hour report last month, saying the OMB did not justify its decision. In April, she accepted the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s plan to collect the data.