In an effort to monitor employment of minorities and females in the work force, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requires certain employers to complete and file an Employer Information Report, commonly called an EEO-1 report, by Sept. 30 each year.
That mandate falls on any private employer with 100 or more employees, plus federal prime contractors (or first tier subcontractors) that have 50 or more employees and a contract worth $50,000 or more. Certain employers are exempt from the requirement, specifically religious organizations and firms that are essential to national security.
Employers completing the EEO-1 report must provide a count of employees by job category, ethnicity, race and gender. Individual employer data submitted to the EEOC is confidential. Only aggregated data that wouldn't reveal a specific employer's identity is released.
Federal contractors must also complete the Office of F...(register to read more)