Tag: EEO-1

Question: We are a private employer and had 100 employees for a portion of last year, but for the rest of the year we had fewer than 100 employees. Are we required to file an EEO-1 report? Answer: All private employers that are covered by Title VII and have 100 or more employees must file…

Department of Labor Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Update Overtime Regulations On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM, RIN 1235-AA20) to update the current overtime regulations. Presently, employees with a salary below $455 per week ($23,660 annually) must be paid overtime if they work more…

On March 4, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a ruling in National Women’s Law Center v. Office of Management and Budget (Civil Action No. 17-cv-2458) vacating: The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) stay of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) revised EEO-1 form; and “Stay the Effectiveness of…

New DOL Guidance: Payment of Subminimum Wages Under FLSA On February 15, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) release three documents providing guidance on the payment of subminimum wages under § 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The first two are related to the impact of Rehabilitation Act (§ 511) and the…

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it is closed because of the federal government shutdown. During this period of federal closure, a limited number of EEOC services are available. Staff will not be available to answer questions from the public or to respond to correspondence from the public. The EEOC will accept charges that…

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission extended the deadline to submit 2017 EEO-1 report data to June 1. If you haven’t already submitted your report, get on it – it’s due tomorrow! Questions on EEO-1 reporting? Perhaps we have already answered them on the blog. Recent EEO-1 posts include: What is the EEO-1 report, which companies…

Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Records to OSHA for Tracking The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that establishments with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep OSHA injury and illness records, and establishments with 20–249 employees that are classified in certain industries with historically high rates of occupational injuries and…

Here’s an update on EEO-1  reporting by Cara Crotty, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP. The new deadline is June 1, but only for this year. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that it has extended the deadline to submit 2017 EEO-1 report data….

Question: What is the best way to get ethnicity and race information for each employee for the EEO-1 report? Answer: Self-identification is the preferred method for gathering the required information for the EEO-1 report. As an employer, you are required to ask employees to self-identify if they wish; however, employees are not required to self-identify. If…