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EEOC Proposes to Add Pay Data to EEO-1 Reporting Form

EEOC Proposes to Add Pay Data to EEO-1 Reporting Form

As part of its role enforcing antidiscrimination laws, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) gathers information about workplace demographics in the United States. Employers with 100 or more employees are required to submit an annual report, called the EEO-1 report, providing information about the race, ethnicity, and gender of the company’s employees in certain job categories. At the end of last month, the EEOC announced a proposal to add pay data to the EEO-1 report, in an effort to enforce…

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California Passes New Equal Pay Law

California Passes New Equal Pay Law

The gender gap is alive and well in California. According to a 2014 study by the National Women’s Law Center, a woman working full time in California still earns only 84 cents for every dollar that a man makes. For women of color, the gap is even more significant. For example, a Latina woman earns only 44 cents for every dollar that a white man makes. On October 6, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Fair Pay Act into…

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