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Pay Data Was Useful to EEOC But Tweaks Needed, Report Finds (1)

July 28, 2022, 3:06 PMUpdated: July 28, 2022, 5:25 PM

A panel studying the quality of compensation data collected by the EEOC found that information is useful to the workplace civil rights agency but suggested it tweak its approach since the last time it gathered such data.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has been studying the race and gender pay data the agency collected from employers—pursuant to a court order—in 2019 and 2020. The long-awaited report was made public Thursday morning and found that employer pay data is a useful tool in preventing discrimination, but the way it was collected previously may not have been the ...