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EEOC Finalizes Employer Pay Data Requirement

Sept. 29, 2016, 2:40 PM

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission finalized a revised reporting form that will require many employers to submit summary compensation data categorized by gender, race and ethnicity as a way to combat pay discrimination.

EEOC Chair Jenny Yang (D) said revision of the employer information report (EEO-1) to include the pay data will help employers as well as government investigators and employees.

“With better understanding of what employees are paid, we can move closer to pay equality,” Yang said Sept. 29 during a White House conference call.

Representatives of women’s rights groups Sept. 29 applauded the EEOC’s move, saying it will ...

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