Q. What is the status of the EEOC’s requirement that we submit pay data with our annual EEO-1 Form? Also, have there been any updates on the lawsuit blocking the DOL’s rule raising the salary basis for certain non-exempt employees?
A. As we reported previously, the EEOC, as part of its effort to detect and remedy pay discrimination, amended its EEO-1 Form to require that employers with 100 or more employees submit detailed pay data on their workforce. On August 29, 2017, the OMB sent a memorandum to the EEOC, staying implementation of this requirement. Thus, at least for now, employers may limit the information provided on the EEO-1 Form to data on race, ethnicity and gender by occupational category (but not data on pay or hours worked).
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