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  • California Civil Rights Department Updates FAQs on Pay Data Reporting

    When Senate Bill (SB) 1162 was signed in 2022, much of the focus was on the new pay transparency requirements. However, the bill also amended pay data reporting requirements in California. Under the amendments covered employers would need to submit separate pay data reports for employees hired through labor contractors. In addition, reporting would need... Continue Reading
    January 24, 2023
  • California Clarifies Pay Transparency Rules: What Employers Need to Know

    The California Department of Industrial Relations has issued new FAQs to clarify its interpretation of California’s new pay transparency requirements. Among other updates, the new FAQs provide additional guidance. Find out more, here. Continue Reading
    December 29, 2022
  • California Clarifies Pay Transparency Rules: What Employers Need to Know

    The California Department of Industrial Relations has issued new FAQs to clarify its interpretation of California’s new pay transparency requirements. Among other updates, the new FAQs provide additional guidance on: With this new guidance in place, employers should review current job postings and begin making updates by January 1, 2023, to ensure compliance with California’s... Continue Reading
    December 29, 2022
  • California Expands Pay Transparency and Reporting Obligations

    On September 27, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 1162, which requires certain employers to provide more pay transparency on pay scales and expands pay data reporting obligations for other employers. The new obligations take effect on January 1, 2023. Previously, under California law, employers had to provide an applicant with the... Continue Reading
    September 27, 2022
  • California Expands Pay Transparency and Reporting Obligations

    On September 27, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 1162, which requires certain employers to provide more pay transparency on pay scales and expands pay data reporting obligations for other employers. The new obligations take effect on January 1, 2023. Pay Transparency Previously, under California law, employers had to provide an applicant... Continue Reading
    September 27, 2022
  • New OFCCP Guidance on Portal Registration for Higher Education Institutions

    OFCCP’s regulations were designed for the typical private sector contractor.  As a result, higher educational institutions, particularly colleges and universities, often struggle with fitting their “round pegs” processes into the “square holes” that OFCCP designed.  OFCCP’s Contractor Portal is no exception. The Portal identifies employer establishments based on EEO-1 Reports filed from 2018.  But higher... Continue Reading…
    August 30, 2022
  • California Poised to Expand Pay Transparency, Reporting Obligations

    A bill to increase pay transparency in California steps closer to becoming law. Senate Bill 1162, introduced in February and with some amendments since its initial form, passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee on August 11. Only a few steps are left before it could become law this legislative session: (1) a full Assembly vote; (2) reconciliation... Continue Reading
    August 17, 2022
  • California Poised to Expand Pay Transparency, Reporting Obligations

    A bill to increase pay transparency in California steps closer to becoming law. Senate Bill 1162, introduced in February and with some amendments since its initial form, passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee on August 11. Only a few steps are left before it could become law this legislative session: (1) a full Assembly vote; (2)... Continue Reading
    August 17, 2022
  • EEOC to Share Findings of EEO-1 Pay Data Study

    During her keynote speech to open the second day of the NILG 2022 National Conference, EEOC Vice Chair Jocelyn Samuels hinted that an announcement involving the Agency and pay equity would be coming soon. True to her word, this afternoon EEOC announced it will be holding a press conference tomorrow at 12:00 ET to discuss... Continue Reading…
    July 27, 2022
  • EEOC To Permit Short Window of Additional Time for Late EEO-1 Report Submissions

    The 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 reporting period is currently underway.  Most employers with 100 or more employees (and most federal contractors with 50 or more employees) must submit their 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 Report by Tuesday, May 17, 2022.  In past years, for various reasons, the EEOC has extended this deadline to permit additional time,... Continue Reading…
    April 29, 2022

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