EEOC wants employers to include pay data to EEO-1 reports

On Friday (January 29), during a white House ceremony celebrating the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay act, President Barack Obama announced that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is proposing a new rule to collect pay data through the EEO-1 report, which it will use to identify possible pay discrimination and help employers promote equal pay in their workplaces.

The proposed rule appeared in the February 1 issue of the Federal Register, and the comment period ends April 1.

For those of you that have to submit EEO-1 reports, how much will this increase the effort involved in the task? Are you planning to submit comments?

To learn more about the proposed rule, check out these BLR articles EEOC Proposes Adding Pay Data to Annual EEO-1 Reports and EEOC takes step toward adding pay data to EEO-1 reports.

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