Lipnic Concerned About EEOC Pay Data Proposal

Aug. 5, 2016, 4:00 AM

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s proposal to revise the employer information report (EEO-1) to collect more pay data imposes a high cost burden on businesses and is unlikely to yield information that will help narrow the wage gap, EEOC Commissioner Victoria Lipnic said Aug. 4.

The EEOC’s proposal (RIN:3046-0007), originally published in the Federal Register Feb. 1 (81 Fed. Reg. 5,113), would require employers with 100 or more employees and federal contractors with 50 or more employees to submit summary pay information to the EEOC categorized by sex, race and ethnicity. Employers would report the data for ...

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