September 8, 2017
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On August 29, 2017, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) initiated an immediate and indefinite postponement of the pay/hours data collection aspects of the new EEO-1 form (also known as “Component 2” of the report) that was approved on September 29, 2016. The OMB will be conducting a review of the pay/hours data collection in Component 2 of the report to determine whether or not the data collection violates the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), among other requirements.
Before the postponement became effective, the EEO-1 report approved on September 29, 2016required employers to report employee data in two components:
Victoria Lipnic, the acting Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), issued a statement on August 29, 2017, about what employers should do for the upcoming reporting deadline:
The EEOC is expected to issue more formal guidance in advance of the upcoming March 2018 reporting deadline. For up to date information about the EEO-1 Report, you can visit the EEOC website.