Compliance Reporting and Recordkeeping

Thursday, November 9, 2023

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. The EEOC’s changes to the EEO-1 filing procedures this year have generated a lot of questions from filers, and in response the agency has issued extensive online guidance (including an astonishing 93 pages of FAQs!). Becaus

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. As the filing season for the 2022 EEO-1 Reports approaches, there are still some unanswered questions as to the filing procedures, particularly for online filers. Our memo provides the latest information.

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

An advisory group created by law to make recommendations to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has recommended that the agency expand the amount of information covered companies must disclose publicly regarding their human capital.

Monday, September 18, 2023

MEMBERS ONLY WEB WORKSHOP with EEOC REPS on OCTOBER 5. The EEOC announced recently that the filing season for 2022 “Component 1” EEO-1 reports will open on October 31, and for filers that use the popular “Data File Upload” option, significant changes

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

The White House Office of Management and Budget has granted the EEOC’s request to continue using a slightly revised version of the EEO-1 form, but only for one year ending on August 31, 2024, rather than the three-year extension normally granted.

Monday, August 7, 2023

The Labor Department has announced that the filing season for the annual VETS-4212 report that covered federal contractors must file is now open, and that completed reports must be filed by September 30.

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has revived the substance of a never-implemented regulation issued during the Obama Administration that will require covered employers to electronically report workplace injury and illness data with a

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

As the EEOC awaits approval from the White House Office of Management and Budget to continue using the “Component 1” EEO-1 Report, it has confirmed that the 2022 EEO-1 filing season will not begin until sometime this fall.

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

As was the case last year, some federal contractors were unable to meet OFCCP’s deadline for certifying compliance via the agency’s AAP-VI Portal because of technical problems. The agency has now confirmed that a pending request for assistance with t

Monday, June 26, 2023

An issue involving “unit numbers” has arisen for some federal contractors with respect to certifying new establishments in time to comply with OFCCP’s AAP-VI June 29, 2023, certification deadline.

Monday, June 5, 2023

CWC’s written comments to the Office of Management and Budget support the EEOC’s request to continue using a slightly revised EEO-1 “Component 1” Report for another three years.

Monday, May 8, 2023

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. The EEOC is seeking approval from the White House Office of Management and Budget to keep using a slightly modified version of the “Component 1” EEO-1 Report for another three years. CWC plans to file comments with OMB supp

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

In response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request submitted to OFCCP last year asking for federal contractor EEO-1 data from 2016-2020, and after numerous warnings to federal contractors that their data would be released if they did not obje

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. CWC is pleased to present an updated version of our California Pay Data Reporting Guide to assist members required to file for the upcoming 2023 reporting cycle. Our guide reflects 2022 amendments to the reporting requireme

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

The Chair of the House Committee that has jurisdiction over OFCCP has sent a letter to the agency expressing “serious concerns” that OFCCP has not provided contractors with “sufficient information and time to object” to OFCCP’s planned public release

Monday, February 6, 2023

OFCCP announced last week that it is ready to release to a public interest group the consolidated 2016-2020 EEO-1 reports of some 20,000 entities that did not file timely FOIA objections to release of the data.

Monday, February 6, 2023

February 22 Web Workshop Scheduled. The California Civil Rights Division has posted new guidance consisting of updated FAQs, reporting templates, and User Guide to assist covered employers with their 2023 pay data reporting requirements. Please join

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. An interagency working group assembled by the White House Office of Management and Budget has made recommendations for changing the standards under which the government collects and reports race/ethnicity data. OMB is now a

Monday, January 30, 2023

The Illinois Department of Labor has issued final regulations implementing 2021 amendments to the state’s equal pay law that require covered employers to submit employee pay information to the state in conjunction with applying for a mandatory “equal

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

CWC has filed written comments with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in support of the agency’s announced intent to get approval from the White House Office of Management and Budget to continue using a slightly revised version of the EEO-1

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

CWC is pleased to advise our members that we have updated our EEO-1 headcount benchmarking tables with the 2020 EEO-1 data, the latest available from the EEOC.

Monday, December 5, 2022

CWC members that filed an objection to OFCCP’s planned FOIA release of their EEO-1 reports may want to reconfirm with the agency that an objection was filed. Our memo explains why.

Thursday, November 17, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced that it intends to ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval to continue collecting EEO-1 “Component 1” data for the next three years. The proposal

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

In response to recent developments regarding the public disclosure of EEO-1 data, CWC has revised the confidentiality disclaimer that we include on our model self-identification form.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

OFCCP has extended until October 19 the deadline for federal contractors to object to the agency’s release of their “Type 2” EEO-1 reports covering years 2016-2020. Our memo offers guidance as to how an objection might be crafted.

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