Compliance Reporting and Recordkeeping

Thursday, May 12, 2022

The EEOC has announced that it will not accept 2021 EEO-1 report beyond June 21, 2022, a de facto extension of the May 17 filing deadline. In the meantime, there are still some issues that filers may want to consider before certifying their reports.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Employers required to file EEO-1 reports for 2021 with the EEOC can now do so, although they won’t have much time. Our memo provides details.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published a proposed rule that would reinstate and expand electronic workplace injury and illness reporting requirements adopted during the Obama Administration but late

Thursday, April 7, 2022

OFCCP has posted a number of new clarifying FAQs that address issues raised with the agency by CWC regarding compliance with the agency’s recently-launched Affirmative Action Program-Verification Interface.

Monday, February 28, 2022

The EEOC’s latest update to its EEO-1 website clarifies the filing responsibilities of third-party human resources organizations and their “client employers.” Because many questions still remain about the details of the upcoming EEO-1 filing season,

Thursday, January 20, 2022

A change to the self-identification forms being pushed out by a few HRIS vendors has created some confusion regarding whether the race/ethnicity reporting categories have changed.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced that it will no longer accept so-called “Type 6” establishment records for the upcoming 2021 EEO-1 Report filing season. EEO-1 filers with establishments employing fewer than 50 employees will

Monday, January 10, 2022

CWC is pleased to present the latest in our ongoing series of memos summarizing recent court rulings dealing with workplace issues that impact our members.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

The EEOC has announced that it will no longer accept 2019 and 2020 EEO-1s after November 15, subject to a limited exception for filers with a pending help desk request as of that date.

Monday, October 18, 2021

Under rules issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last year, publicly traded companies are now required to disclose more detailed information about their “human capital.” In an action with significant implications for all companies su

Thursday, October 7, 2021

The Federal Communications Commission is considering restoring an outdated workplace demographics reporting form similar to the EEO-1 that entities covered by the agency would have to file annually. In response to a request for public input, CWC has

Thursday, September 9, 2021

OFCCP has announced that it will require federal contractors that use the “EEO Special File” to calculate availability estimates to begin using the new 2014-2018 EEO Tabulation for AAP plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2022.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

OFCCP announced recently that it is rescinding a policy adopted by the Trump-era OFCCP and will now look at the “Component 2” pay and hours-worked data collected by the EEOC for calendar years 2017 and 2018 because “there are substantial reasons to b

Monday, August 23, 2021

A combination of a large support request backlog and ongoing filing system errors has prompted the EEOC to once again extend the filing deadline for the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 reports from August 23 until October 25, 2021.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The Federal Communications Commission is asking for public comments on whether to reinstate an annual reporting form discontinued in 2001 that is similar to the EEO-1. CWC plans to comment, and welcomes member feedback.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

The Labor Department has officially opened the filing season for the 2021 VETS-4212 report. The VETS-4212 is a form that covered federal contractors and subcontractors must complete and file annually that provides a workforce snapshot of their protec

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

It appears that some 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Report filers are experiencing errors in their consolidated reports with respect to headcounts from their “Type 6” reports. Our memo explains.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Three states that had sued the EEOC to challenge a Trump-era policy that put limits on how much EEO-1 data the EEOC could share with state Fair Employment Practices Agencies have agreed to settle their lawsuit after the new EEOC Chair announced a few

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

A bill recently passed by the House of Representatives would give the Securities and Exchange Commission the authority to require publicly traded corporations to disclose dozens of new workplace data metrics.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

In a welcome development, and perhaps not surprisingly, the EEOC has announced that it is extending the filing deadline for 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 reports for roughly 30 days until August 23, 2021.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

CWC members that have begun filing their 2019 and 2020 EEO-1s with the EEOC are advising us that they are running into significant delays. Our memo summarizes some of the key issues that are arising.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The U.S. Census Bureau has released an “interim” interface that allows users to mine data from the recently released 2014-2018 EEO Tabulation, also known as the EEO Special File. In the meantime, CWC will be adding the new Tabulation to our Data Cent

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

As expected, the EEOC has now updated its EEO-1 online filing portal to allow filers to begin using the “data file upload” filing method for submitting their completed 2019 and 2020 reports. What wasn’t expected were some changes to the filing specif

Monday, May 10, 2021

Under a new policy adopted recently by EEOC Chair Charlotte Burrows, the agency will share employer-provided EEO-1 information, including “Component 2” data, with state and local fair employment practice agencies regardless of whether the employer ha

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The EEOC has officially opened the filing season for required 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 reports, which are due by July 19, 2021. As a reminder, however, the data file upload option used by most CWC members will not be available until the end of May.

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