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EEOC Skips Pay Data Status Report, Asks to Shut Portal (1)

Oct. 21, 2019, 8:17 PMUpdated: Oct. 21, 2019, 10:48 PM

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission did not file an October status report on its efforts to collect pay data from employers. The agency instead asked a federal judge for permission to end the collection.

The EEOC was required to gather employee wage-and-hour data, broken down by race, sex, and ethnicity, after Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia revived the Obama-era reporting requirement earlier this year. Chutkan required the EEOC to file status reports every 21 days outlining “all steps taken” to collect the data by a Sept. 30 deadline. The last ...