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U.S. House Committee on Appropriations Votes to Defund Revised Form EEO-1 Requiring Disclosure of Pay Data

On July 13, 2017, the House Committee on Appropriations voted to defund efforts to implement the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (“EEOC”) revised Form EEO-1.  If the Appropriations Bill is ultimately passed, it will severely limit the EEOC’s ability to implement its revised EEO-1.… Continue Reading

Proposed EEO-1 Revisions Requiring Production Of Pay Data Published In Federal Register

On February 1, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (“EEOC’s”) proposed revisions to the Employer Information Report (“EEO-1”) were published in the Federal Register.  Our original post on the anticipated release of this publication can be found here.  With the publication, the EEOC also released a proposed revised version of the EEO-1 report, which … Continue Reading

President Obama Expected To Announce New EEO-1 Pay Equity Reporting Requirements

Today, President Obama is expected to announce new pay equity reporting requirements that would require employers to disclose information concerning compensation and hours worked with their annual EEO-1 reports. According to an EEOC publication in the Federal Register, starting in 2017, employers with more than 100 employees will be required to report “W-2 earnings and … Continue Reading

OFCCP Issues Proposed Rule Requiring Annual Compensation Disclosures

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) issued a proposed rule today that would require federal contractors and subcontractors to provide summary information on total W-2 compensation paid to employees by sex, race, ethnicity, and specified job categories, as well as other relevant data points such as hours worked, and the number of employees.  … Continue Reading

Joining Other States and Localities, Indianapolis “Bans the Box” for City Vendors and Further Restricts Criminal Background Inquiries

Mayor Gregory A. Ballard recently signed an ordinance that generally prohibits the Consolidated City of Indianapolis and Marion County (hereinafter, “City”) and its vendors from inquiring into an applicant’s criminal history until after the applicant’s first interview.  In addition to “banning the box,” the Ordinance further restricts the types of arrest and conviction records the … Continue Reading

Proskauer Presents Webinar On Recent Compensation Developments

Today, Proskauer partners Larry Lorber, Connie Bertram and Leslie Silverman presented a webinar entitled “The OFCCP’s New Compensation Standards:  What Does It Mean For Federal Contractors And For Pay Equity Claims Before The EEOC And Federal Courts?”  The webinar reviewed the OFCCP’s recent Directive 307 adopting new standards for compensation reviews.  It also analyzed both … Continue Reading

OFCCP Directive Adopts EEOC Guidance and Outlines New Procedures and Existing Legal Obligations Regarding Criminal Background Checks

On January 29, 2013, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) adopted the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (“EEOC”) April 25, 2012 Guidance regarding the use of criminal records in employment decisions for covered federal contractors and subcontractors (“contractors”). The OFCCP also detailed new criminal background check procedures affecting contractors required to utilize the federally-assisted workforce system … Continue Reading
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