New details revealed in Judge Chutkan’s written order
The following additional details were identified in Judge Chutkan’s written order.
• EEOC is required to collect EEO-1 Component 2 pay data for two years
• The court gave the agency two choices:
Collect Component 2 pay data for calendar years 2017 and 2018, or
- Collect Component 2 pay data for calendar years 2018 and 2019 during the 2020 EEO-1 reporting period.
• If the agency selects to collect pay data for 2019, instead of 2017, they must notify the court and Plaintiffs of their decision by May 3, 2019.
• EEOC must also publish in the Federal Register and notify employers by April 29, 2019 via their website that the 2018 Component 2 pay data is due by September 30, 2019. The agency must also decide by that date whether it will collect the 2017 or 2019 Component 1 pay data and inform employers of its decision by May 3, 2019.
• Beginning May 3, 2019, EEOC must provide the Court with 3-week status updates on its progress of collection of the 2018 Component 2 data.
• According to the Order, the EEO-1 Component 2 data collection(s) will not be considered complete until the percentage of EEO-1 reporters equals or exceeds the mean percentage of EEO-1 reporters that submitted EEO-1 reports in each of the past four reporting years.
• EEOC will open the collection portal on July 15, 2019 and will provide information and training to employers prior to this date.
• The Paperwork Reduction Act approval for the revised EEO-1 form, including Component 2 (OMB Control No. 3046-0007) has been extended and will expire no later than April 5, 2021, instead of September 30, 2019.
EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data Information
EEOC is required to collect EEO-1 Component 2 pay data for two years
What does this mean for you?