Bloomberg Law
Oct. 6, 2020, 7:37 PM

EEOC Chair Expects Race, Gender Pay Data Study by End of 2021

Paige Smith
Paige Smith

A study commissioned by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to analyze the quality of worker pay data the agency has gathered from employers, and how to potentially collect that information in the future, should be completed by the end of 2021, EEOC Chair Janet Dhillon said in an interview with Bloomberg Law.

Last year, employers for the first time began submitting pay data broken down by race, sex, ethnicity, and job category, to the federal civil rights agency. That court-ordered collection ended in February, and the agency halted future rounds pending further study. Dhillon expressed concern about how the ...