What you should do about that EEOC complaint that happened during the shutdown

It would be nice to think that during the partial shutdown of the Federal government that ended January 26th, that employers stopped discriminating and employees stopped filing complaints. However, that was not the case. Since the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was one of the agencies not funded during the shutdown that world was put …

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Deadline on submitting the EEO-1 extended

The EEOC posted the following press release: Due to the recent partial lapse in appropriations, the opening of the EEO-1 has been postponed until early March 2019. The deadline to submit EEO-1 data will be extended to May 31, 2019. Details and instructions for the 2018 EEO-1 Report filers will be forthcoming. Please continue to visit the …

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The date and data required for the EEO-1 report changed

Many of you may have already read that the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) suspended the implementation of the new EEO-1 form until further review. The EEO-1 is a report required by the government (EEOC) for companies with over 100 employees. Historically it has been due on September 30th of each year. However, in …

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This September 30th will be the last time the EEO-1 report needs to be submitted… on September 30th

Every company that has 100 or more employees knows that they have to submit the EEO-1 report to the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) detailing the make up of the company so that the EEOC can see if you are being non-discriminatory in your employment. Well NO LONGER! But don’t get excited, you still have …

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If Lily Ledbetter sees her shadow does that mean more government regulation?

Punxsutawney Phil, the renowned winter forecaster did not see his shadow on February 2nd, thus forecasting an early end to winter. Unfortunately another announcement made on February 2nd, did not offer as pleasant a forecast for companies. The Obama administration announced February 2nd, also the anniversary of the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, that they …

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For an employee to charge race discrimination they have to let you know what race they claim

There is an old saying about the difficulties that arise from trying to change horses in the middle of a stream. An employee found that to be true in his claim of discrimination. I am white… wait I changed my mind Today people have the ability to choose what race, and gender, with which they …

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What is so special about September 30th? Do you know the answer?

There are actually a lot of HR folks or business managers that do not know the answer to this question. However, if you have an employee population of 100 or more, or 50 employees and a government contract, then you know that September 30th is the date on which your EEO-1 report is due. Yes, …

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