Hot off the press on Equal Pay Day (the day that symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year) OFCCP has released a new compensation directive. Directive 2022-01: Pay Equity Audits does little to set out how contractors should be looking at their pay systems
Paycheck Fairness Act Fails to Advance in Senate
On June 11, 2021 the U.S. Senate failed to approve advancement of the latest iteration of the Paycheck Fairness Act. In a procedural cloture vote that fell along party lines the Act fell short of receiving the required 60 votes needed to move forward. As a reminder, the version of the Act proposed in February…
The Future of The EEO-1: What Does EEOC’s Information Collection Really Mean?
As we previously reported , EEOC has filed notice asking for renewed approval to collect EEO-1 Component 1 race, gender and ethnicity workforce data for the next three years (2019, 2020 & 2021), but is not seeking renewed authority to collect Component 2 pay data and hours worked. To be clear, this filing does not…
Additional Pay Data Reporting Order Details
It’s here and it’s real. The written order memorializing Judge Chutkan’s oral Order setting the September 30, 2019 deadline for collection of employer pay data reveals these additional details:
- EEOC is ordered to collect EEO-1 Component 2 pay data for calendar years 2017 and 2018
Please find the full article in our Affirmative Action &…
Judge Orders Hearing in EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Case
It appears employers will need to wait a bit longer to learn when they will be required to file their EEO-1 pay data.
In an order filed April 11, Judge Tanya S. Chutkan set a hearing for 2:00 p.m. Eastern on April 16, 2019 for the parties to present their cases regarding the government’s compliance…
OFCCP’s New Compensation Directive – What You Need to Know
OFCCP’s new Directive on how the OFCCP will review federal contractors’ compensation practices during a compliance evaluation stresses a commitment to transparency and outlines how the Agency it will review data, group employees for analytical purposes, perform statistical analyses, and communicate findings with federal contractors.
Data Request and Review Procedures
During a compliance evaluation, contractors…
Trump’s 2019 Budget Proposal: Systemic Pay Discrimination Will Remain Priority
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal projects that both the EEOC and OFCCP will be “doing more with less.” Consequently, the agencies plan to focus resources.
As set forth in the Budget Justification for OFCCP:
OFCCP’s FY 2019 priorities support the agency’s efforts to enforce the law by emphasizing high-impact systemic cases and expand contractor…