On February 1, 2016, the EEOC published its proposal to add compensation data to EEO-1 submissions, starting in 2017. Specifically, the new rule would require employers that are subject to EEO-1 reporting and that have 100 or more employees to supply data on employees’ earnings and hours worked.
Employee pay data will be gleaned from W-2 earnings. The EEOC is seeking input on a method for reporting salaried employees’ hours worked. The agency does not anticipate requiring employers to track salaried exempt employees’ hours.
Federal agencies plan to use the EEO-1 pay data to assess complaints of discrimination, focus investigations, and identify employers with existing pay disparities that might warrant further examination. The EEOC expects that the new reporting Continue reading