Tag Archives: Affirmative Action Compliance

EEOC Extends EEO-1 Filing Deadline to August 23, 2021

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that the deadline to submit and certify your 2019/2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data has been extended to Monday, August 23, 2021. Eligible employers are still encouraged by the EEOC to file the required EEO-1 report(s) as soon as possible. More from EEOC: “For those filers who have contacted […]

EEOC Announces EEO-1 Reporting Begins April 26

After delaying the opening of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection on May 8, 2020 considering the COVID-19 public health emergency, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced on March 29, 2021 the portal for private-sector employers to submit equal employment opportunity (EEO-1) workforce data from 2019 and 2020 will open on April 26, 2021. The […]

EEOC Approves Revised Enforcement Guidance on Religious Discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved revisions to EEOC’s Compliance Manual Section on Religious Discrimination (“Manual”). The Manual was approved by the Commission on January 15th by a 3-2 vote. The updated guidance describes the ways in which Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) protects individuals from religious […]

EEOC Proposes Wellness Incentive Limits

On January 7, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released a set of proposed rules (NPRMs) that would amend the incentives employers may offer to encourage participation in wellness programs that require disclosure of medical or genetic information without violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). […]

Reminder: EEOC Announces the Opening of the EEO Data Reporting Portals

After delaying the opening of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 and the 2020 EEO-3 and 2020 EEO-5 Data Collections on May 8, 2020 due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the collections for the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 Data will begin in April 2021. […]

Executive Order 13950 Is Officially Revoked

On January 21, 2021, President Biden issued a revocation of President Trump’s Executive Order on Combatting Race and Sex Stereotyping. OFCCP has officially ceased all activities in connection with enforcement of Executive Order 13950 which, among other things, prohibited federal contractors and subcontractors from providing thorough workplace diversity training and programs.   OFCCP has rescinded the […]

2019 & 2020 EEO-1 Reporting Scheduled For April 2021

In May of last year the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that employers would not be required to file EEO-1 surveys in 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak, with the expectation that filings would be delayed until early 2021. More information about this announcement can be found in our blog post. At the start of […]

Update: EO 13950 (Race and Sex Stereotyping)

A federal district court has entered a nationwide preliminary injunction stopping the administration from enforcing an order entitled Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping (EO), which was signed by President Trump on September, 22, 2020. The EO included requirements for government contractors when providing diversity and inclusion training and would have applied to contracts entered […]

EEOC Issues Updated Covid-19 Technical Assistance Publication to Address COVID-19 Vaccinations

New guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is available to help employers determine whether they can require their employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus (COVID-19) without violating federal discrimination laws. The publication, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws (see Section K),” now […]

OFCCP Issues Religious Exemption Final Rule

The OFCCP published the Implementing Legal Requirements Regarding the Equal Opportunity Clause’s Religious Exemption final rule in the Federal Register. The rule provides clarity on the religious exemption in Executive Order 11246, ensures that religious organizations can participate in federal procurement, and is a deregulatory action under Executive Order 13771. Key provisions of the final […]