by Tracy A. Leahy, Esq., Clark Hill PLC, Detroit
Employers were required to file a new and revised EEO-1 report by Sept. 30. The EEOC recently revised the report form for the first time in more than 40 years. Did your organization comply with the new reporting requirements—or will you need to make changes?
What is an EEO-1?
An EEO-1 is an annual report on the demographics of a large organization’s work force, broken out by job category, race, gender and ethnicity. The EEOC uses EEO-1s from employers nationwide to analyze hiring patterns, assess the advancement of ethnic groups and women in the work force, and to pursue claims against employers that appear to underemploy minorities and women.
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) also uses the information to promote affirmative action and diversity and to identify employment discrimination by government contractors.
Employers often use the informati...(register to read more)