EEO-1 Filing Deadline Extended

We don’t talk much about the EEO-1 report on The Employer Handbook. But here are some on TLNT.

The EEO-1 is the federally-mandated survey of company employment data categorized by race/ethnicity, gender and job category Companies with 100 or more employees must file it each year. Certain federal contractors with 50 or more employees must file the EEO-1 too.

Now, some of you may be thinking, “Eric, did the recent government shutdown impact when our company needs to file the EEO-1?”

Indeed it did.

When must covered employers file the EEO-1?

Here’s the latest from the EEOC:

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Due to the recent partial lapse in appropriations, the opening of the EEO-1 has been postponed until early March 2019. The deadline to submit EEO-1 data will be extended to May 31, 2019. Details and instructions for the 2018 EEO-1 Report filers will be forthcoming. Please continue to visit the EEO-1 website in the coming weeks for schedule updates.

If you have additional questions about the EEO-1, the EEOC has a list of answer to frequently asked questions, which you can access here.

This article originally appeared on The Employer Handbook blog.

You know that scientist in the action movie who has all the right answers if only the government would just pay attention? Eric B. Meyer, Esq. gets companies HR-compliant before the action sequence. Serving clients nationwide, Eric is a Partner at FisherBroyles, LLP, which is the largest full-service, cloud-based law firm in the world, with approximately 210 attorneys in 21 offices nationwide. Eric is also a volunteer EEOC mediator, a paid private mediator, and publisher of The Employer Handbook (www.TheEmployerHandbook.com), which is pretty much the best employment law blog ever. That, and he's been quoted in the British tabloids. #Bucketlist.

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